Introduction to the Shoshoni Language Dammen Daigwape

ISBN-10: 0874807301
ISBN-13: 9780874807301
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 5/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792

Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
Introduction
The Shoshoni Language
Origins of the Shoshoni Language
The Names "Shoshoni" and "Snake" Indians
Origin of the Shoshoni People
History of the Fort Hall Reservation
Shoshoni Orthography and Pronunciation
The Shoshoni Writing System
Shoshoni Sounds and Pronunciation
Vowels
Diphthongs
Voiceless Vowels
Consonants
Final Features
Stress Accent
Minimal Pairs
Words of Advice to the Learner
Glossary of Grammatical Terms
Tsaangu beaichehku
Vocabulary for Dialog 1
Dialog 1
Vocabulary for Dialog 2
Dialog 2
Language and Culture
Greetings
Greetings Etiquette
Male and Female Speech
Intonation
Liaison
Spelling and Dialects
Pausal and Fluent Speech Forms
Grammar
Number
Nouns
First and Second Person Subject Case Pronouns
First and Second Person Possessive Case Pronouns
Word Order
Postpositions
Questions
Where?
Vocabulary for Drills
Drill 1
Drill 2
Masen newe du hagai' nanihade?
Vocabulary for Dialog 1
Dialog 1
Vocabulary for Dialog 2
Dialog 2
Language and Culture
More on Liaison and Final Features
The Shoshoni Kinship System
Visiting a Shoshoni House
Grammar
Introduction to the Shoshoni Verb
-'yu (Progressive Aspect) and -pe'nni/-fe'nni (Continuative Aspect)
-deN (Customary-Habitual Aspect)
-ka (Resulative Aspect)
-du'i (Future Tense)
-nuhi (Expective Tense)
-nnu (Completive Tense)
Dual and Plural Forms of mi'a'yu
Yes/No Questions and the Particle ha
Demonstrative Pronouns: Subject Case
Liaison and Final Features
Vocabulary for Drills
Drill 1
Drill 2
Drill 3
Drill 4
Hinna enna hanni'yu?
Vocabulary for Dialog 1
Dialog 1
Vocabulary for Dialog 2
Dialog 2
Language and Culture
Traditional Shoshoni Courtship and Marriage
Gift Giving
Grammar
gande and ba'i
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
The Verb "To Be"
Object Case of Nouns
Possessive Case of Nouns
What? hinni and hinna
Vocabulary for Drills
Drill 1
Drill 2
Drill 3
Drill 4
Drill 5
Haga'ne nambe?
Vocabulary for Dialog 1
Dialog 1
Vocabulary for Dialog 2
Dialog 2
Language and Culture
Code-Switching
Grammar
More on Postpositions
The Postpositional Adjunct -i
The Postpositional Adjunct -ku
The Postpositional Adjunct -teN
The Postpositional Adjunct -tuN
The Postpositional Adjunct -ti
Adjectives
Colors
The Future Tense in English and Shoshoni
The Past Tense in English and Shoshoni
The Present Tense in English and Shoshoni
Imperatives
The Auxiliary Verbs -kua', -nei', and -ki
Instrumental Prefixes
Vocabulary for Drills
Drill 1
Drill 2
Drill 3
Drill 4
Drill 5
Himbai'gandei' ennem bungu ba'i?
Vocabulary for Dialog 1
Dialog 1
Vocabulary for Dialog 2
Dialog 2
Grammar
Numerals
Dual and Plural Forms of Nouns
Dual and Plural Forms of Adjectives
Plural Forms of Verbs
Counting Objects
Asking about Prices
Vocabulary for Drills
Drill 1
Drill 2
Maitengate hagai' neesungaahka?
Vocabulary for Dialog 1
Dialog 1
Vocabulary for Dialog 2
Dialog 2
Language and Culture
Talking about Oneself and Being Polite
Grammar
More Demonstrative Pronouns: s- Prefix; Object and Possessive Cases
Adverbs of Place and Time
Adjectives
The Participial Suffixes: -deN and -pe
Prefinal Verbal Suffix: -'i-
Coordination
Verbs Expressing Likes and Dislikes
Independent and Dependent (Relative) Clauses
The Subordinating Verbal Suffix: -gu
The Infinitive/Gerund Subordinating Verb Suffix: -'nna
The Nominalizing Suffix: -deN
Vocabulary for Drills
Drill 1
Drill 2
Drill 3
Beaichehkuse, hinna enne hanni'yu?
Vocabulary for Dialog 1
Dialog 1
Vocabulary for Dialog 2
Dialog 2
Language and Culture
Orthographies
Orthography and Ideology
Shoshoni Orthographies
The Miller Orthography
Example Words in the Miller Orthography
Grammar
Directional Verb Suffixes: -ki-, -kuaN-, -nei-
Showing Habituality and the Verbal Suffixes: -'i-, -'ai-, -mi'i-
Auxiliary Verbs
The Unspecified Object Prefix: de-
How to Say "after [verb]-ing" and "after [verb]-ed"
Telling the Time
Nominalized Verbs
Vocabulary for Drills
Drill 1
Drill 2
Hagapunde sikihyunde?
Simple Readings in Shoshoni
Babizhii'
Ha'nii'
Buhni'atsi
Mumbichi
Ne hinni?
Ne hinni? (2)
Dammen Duku
Further Study of the Shoshoni Language
A List of Sources on Shoshoni History, Culture, and Language
Shoshoni-English Glossary
English-Shoshoni Glossary
Index

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