Dictionary of Upriver Halkomelem
An extensive dictionary (almost 1800 pages) of the Upriver dialects of Halkomelem, an Amerindian language of B.C.,giving information from almost 80 speakers gathered by the author over a period of 40 years. Entries include names and dates of citation, dialect information, phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic information, domain memberships of each alloseme, examples of use in sentences, and much cultural information.
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ABDF ABFC ablaut adjective/adjectival verb attested by AC attested by Deming attested by Elders attested by IHTTC attested by RG,EH BG with RG,EH BHTTC BLDG bound root canoe Chehalis Chilliwack Chinook Jargon consonant merger Creek DESC dialects diminutive dnom downstepping durative é-ablaut edited by BG EFAM Elders Group example FOOD Fraser River free root Indian intransitive verb intransitivizer kw'e kw‘e lexical suffix literally Lushootseed mdls metathesis middle voice Musqueam nominal Nooksack one's phonology place names reference plural possible ablaut possibly root prob probably root purposeful control transitivizer qéx reduplication RG & EH root meaning unknown s-th Salish cognate semantic environment semological sources Squamish stative stress-shift structured activity stvi sufﬁx syntactic analysis Tait transitive tsel TVMO Upriver Halkomelem vowel merger vowel-loss vowel-reduction WATR WETH