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Koasati grammar

by Geoffrey D. Kimball

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Koasati language -- Grammar

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Geoffrey D. Kimball with the assistance of Bel Abbey ... [et al].
    SeriesStudies in the anthropology of North American Indians
    ContributionsAbbey, Bel., Indiana University, Bloomington. American Indian Studies Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM1571 .K5 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 640 p., 2 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages640
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1859137M
    ISBN 100803227256
    LC Control Number90012277

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Koasati grammar by Geoffrey D. Kimball Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book opens with a brief history of the Koasati. The chapters that follow describe Koasati phonology, verb conjugation classes and inflectional morphology, verb derivation, noun inflectional and derivational morphology, grammatical particles, and syntax and semantics. A discussion of Koasati speech styles illustrated with texts concludes the 5/5(5).

The book opens with a brief history of the Koasati. The chapters that follow describe Koasati phonology, verb conjugation classes and inflectional morphology, verb derivation, noun inflectional and derivational morphology, grammatical particles, and syntax and Koasati grammar book.

A discussion of Koasati speech styles illustrated with texts concludes the Pages: This is the finest grammar of Koasati on the market.

Of course, it is also the only grammar available. The product of 20 years of fieldwork among Koasati speakers, this is a complete, in depth description of the language, which demonstrates many interesting features that distinguish it from other Muskogean languages, including archaic verb classes.5/5.

Get this from a library. Koasati grammar. [Geoffrey D Kimball; Bel Abbey; Indiana University, Bloomington. American Indian Studies Research Institute.] -- An American Indian language belonging to the Muskogean linguistic family, Koasati is spoken today by fewer than five hundred people living in southwestern Louisiana and on the Alabama-Coushatta.

Koasati Dictionary is one of the first modern dictionaries ever published of a language of the Muskogean language family, whose speakers formerly occupied most of the southeastern United States. When first met by Europeans in the sixteenth century, the Koasati people were living in Eastern Tennessee.

In the early eighteenth century they moved to south-central Alabama and eventually migrated to. Koasati Traditional Narratives is the first published collection of oral literature of the Koasati Indians, who at the time of first contact with the West lived in the upper Tennessee River valley but now predominantly reside in western Louisiana.

The works were gathered from several narrators between and by John R. Swanton, Mary R. Haas, Geoffrey D. Kimball, and others, and are. Addeddate Identifier rosettaproject_cku_misc-1 Identifier-ark ark://t83j3vn7t Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages 3 Ppi Year Koasati (also Coushatta) is a Native American language of Muskogean origin.

The language is spoken by the Coushatta people, most of whom live in Allen Parish north of the town of Elton, Louisiana, though a smaller number share a reservation near Livingston, Texas, with the Alabama people. Inlinguist Geoffrey Kimball estimated the number of speakers of the language at around people.

Published three years after Kimball's richly detailed Koasati Grammar, this dictionary is the second of three monographs to result from his fifteen-year study of the language. In this work, Kimball provides the user with a substantial introduction outlining Koasati grammar and then organizes dictionary entries into two parts, the first arranged.

TY - BOOK AU - Kimball, Geoffrey PY - DA - // TI - Koasati Grammar PB - University of Nebraska Press CY - Lincoln, Nebraska ID - Kimball ER. Weekly language documentation and transcription sessions to develop a “talking” phrase book and teaching grammar – Fall - ongoing. The PI’s, REU students and consultants have generated approximately 80 hours of digital video and audio of both elicited and naturally occurring conversational Koasati.

Full text of "Koasati Grammar" See other formats Speech Styles and Texts Aphorism The following five examples were dictated by Miss Martha John. CYCLE OF LIFE ho£^ti-toho-k c6:ba-toho-k na:sincaksobdyli-toho-k m^ BE:BORN-realis-ss GROW-realis-ss GO:TO:SCHOOL-realis-ss ALSO an^fii-toho-k oc6:si-toho-k him^Ta-p NfARRY-realis-ss HAVE:CHLDREN-realis-ss NOW-iicw:top sihno-toho.

The Koasati language (Kowassá:ti), also known as Coushatta, is the language of the Coushatta people, spoken in Allen Parish, north of Louisiana, and Livingston, Texas, by about people. This endangered language (though language revitalization effort is in progress) belongs to the Muskogean family.

About this Item: University of Nebraska Press, United States, Hardback. Condition: New. Bilingual. Language: English. Brand new Book. Koasati Traditional Narratives is the first published collection of oral literature of the Koasati Indians, who at the time of first contact with the West lived in the upper Tennessee River valley but now predominantly reside in western Louisiana.

Books, Toys, Games and much more. In this work, Kimball provides the user with a substantial introduction outlining Koasati grammar and then organizes dictionary entries into two parts, the first arranged from Koasati to English and the second from English to Koasati.

In addition to the English translations, entries in the Koasati-English. Author: Buddhadeb Chaudhuri. Publisher: ISBN: UOM Category: Detribalization Page: View: Read Now». The book opens with a brief history of the Koasati. The chapters that follow describe Koasati phonology, verb conjugation classes and inflectional morphology, verb derivation, noun inflectional and derivational morphology, grammatical particles, and syntax and semantics.

A discussion of Koasati speech styles illustrated with texts concludes the. Koasati numbers. How to count in Koasati (Kowassaati), an Eastern Muskogean language spoken in Louisiana and Texas in the USA.

If any of the numbers are links, you can hear a recording by clicking on them. If you can provide recordings, please contact me. A descriptive grammar of Koasati (Louisiana) Author. Kimball, Geoffrey David.

Date. Description. Koasati is an American Indian language of the Muskogean family, presently spoken by about three hundred people in rural southwestern Louisiana. 1) Develop language teaching materials (phrase books, tapes, computer games, cartoons, etc.).

2) Summer immersion camps where only Koasati is spoken. 3) Games & contests for young people (presentations, exhibits, Koasati word games, etc.).

4) Language classes in community and schools. 5) Interactive dictionary (with audio files) on web site. A Grammar And Dictionary Of The Timucua Language Download Now!

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Koasati Grammar [], Geoffrey D. Kimball.Koasati is a Native American language of Muskogean origin. The language is spoken by the Coushatta people, most of whom live in Allen Parish north of the town of Elton, Louisiana, though a smaller number share a reservation near Livingston, Texas with the Alabama people.