practical writing system and short dictionary of Kwakw"ala (Kwakiutl)

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  • English
National Museums of Canada , Ottawa
StatementDavid McC. Grubb.
SeriesCanadian Ethnology Service -- N0.34, National Museum of Man. Mercury series
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Open LibraryOL17521544M

A practical writing system and short dictionary of Kwakw'ala (Kwakiutl) (Mercury series) [David McC Grubb] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A practical writing system and short dictionary of Kwakw'ala (Kwakiutl) [microform] / Author: David McC. Grubb. --Publication info. Kwakʼwala (/ k w ɑː ˈ k w ɑː l ə /), or Kwak̓wala, previously known as Kwakiutl (/ ˈ k w ɑː k j ʊ t əl /), is the indigenous language spoken by the Kwakwakaʼwakw (which means "those who speak Kwakʼwala") in Western Canada.

Kwakʼwala belongs to the Wakashan language family. There are fewer than fluent Kwakʼwala speakers today, which amounts to 3% of the Kwakwakaʼwakw Ethnicity: 3, Kwakwakaʼwakw. Kwakiutl dictionary. Boas, Franz (researcher); Yampolsky, Helene Boas (editor).

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Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. ISBN: • David Grubb. A Practical Writing System and Short Dictionary of Kwakw’ala. FirstVoices is a suite of web-based tools and services designed to support Indigenous people engaged in language archiving, language teaching and culture revitalization. Fortescue, Michael.

Comparative Wakashan Dictionary. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Grubb, David McClintock. A Kwakiutl Phonology. University of Victoria MA thesis. Grubb, David McC. A Practical Writing System and Short Dictionary of Kwakw’ala (Kwakiutl). Canadian Ethnology Service Paper Ottawa, ON: National Museums of Canada.

Kwak̕wala is a Northern Wakashan language spoken at the north end of Vancouver Island and adjacent areas on the mainland. There are several dialects, including: G̱ut̕sala (Quatsino Sound), Kwak̕wala (Gilford Island, Knight Inlet, Kwakiutl, Nimpkish), 'Nak̕wala (Northern), and T̕łat̕łasik̕wala (Nahwitti).

Liq̓ʷala (Lekwiltok) is often considered a dialect of Kwak̕wala as well, but. A practical orthography, developed by the Kwakwaka'wakw linguist David Grubb, became the standard system for writing Kwak'wala. Practical writing of Kwak'wala today is typically done in the orthography promoted by the U'mista Cultural Society, which largely resembles the Grubb orthography.

Variants of this orthography allow for easier computer. Kwakwala [2, 3, 14], Practical writing system and short dictionary of Kwakw'ala (Kwakiutl) their book will be a valuable resource for students and scholars of linguistics and anthropology.

Vocabulary in Native American Languages: Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) Words Welcome to our Kwakiutl vocabulary page.

Kwakiutl, also known as Kwak'wala, is a Wakashan language, related to other languages like Bella Bella and Makah. We have included twenty basic Kwakiutl words here, to compare with related American Indian languages.

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Kwakiutl, self-name Kwakwaka’wakw, North American Indians who traditionally lived in what is now British Columbia, Canada, along the shores of the waterways between Vancouver Island and the mainland.

Their name for themselves means “those who speak Kwakwala.” Although the name Kwakiutl is often applied to all the peoples of that group, it is the name of only one band of Kwakwaka’wakw.

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