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Title: Salish Etymologycal Dictionary
Written By: Aert H. Kuipers

Acknowledgments vi
Abbreviations vii
Map of Salish and neighboring languages viii
Abbreviations of language names viii
Classification of Salish languages ix
Proto-Salish phonemes x
Introduction 1
Dictionary 12
Proto-Salish roots 15
Proto-Coast-Salish roots 136
Proto-Interior-Salish roots 158
Lexical suffixes 203
Proto-Salish suffixes 203
Proto-Coast-Salish suffixes 213
Proto-Interior-Salish suffixes 213
Central Salish roots 215
Local Coast Salish
Lillooet/Thompson elements 219
Index of non-Salish elements 232
Bibliography 234

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Send prepaid orders to: UMOPL, Linguistics Program, U Montana, Missoula, MT

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Kalispel-Pend d'Oreille
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1878763168
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: x + 240
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