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The Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes

The Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes

Copyright Date: 1995
Pages: 440
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    The Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes
    Book Description:

    The transcription uses an official, technically accurate alphabet and the authors have classified entries and selected examples based on more than 25 years of research.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-5973-5
    Subjects: Language & Literature

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-vi)
  3. How to Use this Dictionary
    (pp. vii-vii)
  4. Acknowledgements
    (pp. viii-ix)
  5. Preface to the Second Edition
    (pp. x-xi)
  6. Preface to the First Edition
    (pp. xii-xiii)
  7. Introduction
    (pp. xiv-xxiv)

    Each entry includes: the Blackfoot stem, root, or affix, as entry header (outdented); morphological type (e.g. noun stem, verb stem, or root); sub-classification (if relevant); English gloss (meaning); and certain diagnostic inflectional forms (full words or sentences), each with an English translation. In addition, entries may include any or all of the following: idioms or other uses of the stem or root which may be helpful; information on variation, synonyms, and grammatical irregularities; cross-reference to entries for constituent morphemes; and in the case of verbs, related stems. Most of these are discussed in more detail in what follows.

    Except for...

  8. Blackfoot-English Dictionary

  9. English Index
    (pp. 271-436)
  10. Appendix: The Blackfoot Alphabet and some Spelling Conventions
    (pp. 437-441)