Handbook of the Seneca Language

Handbook of the Seneca Language

by Wallace L. Chafe
     
 

The Seneca language is a member of the Iroquoian language family.
Seneca is a seriously endangered language spoken in upper New York State and Southern Ontario.

This book consists of 3 parts. Section I, on orthography, describes a way of writing Seneca words consistently and without omitting features that are significant. Various spelling systems have been…  See more details below

Overview

The Seneca language is a member of the Iroquoian language family.
Seneca is a seriously endangered language spoken in upper New York State and Southern Ontario.

This book consists of 3 parts. Section I, on orthography, describes a way of writing Seneca words consistently and without omitting features that are significant. Various spelling systems have been used, and are being used, for the writing of Seneca by missionaries,
anthropologists, and the speakers of the language themselves.

Section II, on grammar, is concerned with the structure of Seneca words.

Section III is a brief glossary of the Seneca language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897367131
Publisher:
Global Language Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)

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