A Dictionary of Creek Muskogee (Studies in the Anthropology by Jack B. Martin PDF

By Jack B. Martin

ISBN-10: 0803283024

ISBN-13: 9780803283022

The results of greater than ten years of study, A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee attracts at the services of a linguist and a local Creek speaker to yield the 1st smooth dictionary of the Creek language of the southeastern usa. The dictionary contains over seven thousand Creek-English entries, over 4 thousand English-Creek entries, and over 400 Creek position names in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Oklahoma. the quantity additionally contains illustrations, a map, antonyms, dialects, stylistic info, notice histories, and different helpful reference fabric. Entries are given in either the normal Creek spelling and a contemporary phonemic transcription. A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee is the normal reference paintings for the Creek language.

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Chemistry: chimie. chemists: chimistes. deference: déférence. derange: déranger. dignity: dignité. equals: égale. erroneously: de manière erronée, de façon erronée, erronément. foundations: fondations. genius: génie. indebted: endetté, endettâtes, endettas, endetta, endettâmes, endettai, endettèrent, redevable. instructing: instruisant. instructor: instructeur, moniteur, instituteur, formateur, maître. letting: laissant, location. mien: mine. mild: doux, suave, bénin, léger, faible. modesty: modestie, pudeur.

Exemplified: exemplifias, exemplifièrent, exemplifié, exemplifiâtes, exemplifia, exemplifiâmes, exemplifiai. gratifying: gratifiant, satisfaisant, contentant, satisfaire. immensity: immensité. lifeless: sans vie, inanimé. madman: fou. midst: milieu, millieux. nay: non. obliterated: effacé, oblitérèrent, oblitéra, oblitérai, oblitérâmes, oblitéras, oblitérâtes, oblitéré. receptacle: récipient, réceptacle. worm: ver, vis sans fin. % I see by your eagerness and the wonder and hope which your eyes express, my friend, that you expect to be informed of the secret with which I am acquainted; that cannot be; listen patiently until the end of my story, and you will easily perceive why I am reserved upon that subject.

Alas! I regret that I am taken from you; and, happy and beloved as I have been, is it not hard to quit you all? ” She died calmly, and her countenance expressed affection even in death. I need not describe the feelings of those whose dearest ties are rent by that most irreparable evil, the void that presents itself to the soul, and the despair that is exhibited on the countenance. It is so long before the mind can persuade itself that she whom we saw every day and whose very existence appeared a part of our own can have departed forever—that the brightness of a beloved eye can have been extinguished and the sound of a voice so familiar and dear to the ear can be hushed, never more to be heard.

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