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    • American Indian English

    • An examination of the varieties of Indian English and the linguistic and sociolinguistic characteristics of language use among Navajo, Hopi, Mojave, Ute, and many other American Indian Tribes.
    • Linguistics / American Indian
    • A Dictionary of the Maya Language

    • This dictionary is centered on the town and dialect of Hocaba, Yucatan, and is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic listing of the stems that can be derived from each root that give Maya its distinctive character.
    • Linguistics
    • Reading and Writing the Lakota Language

    • This elementary grammar of Lakota is the first written by a native speaker and includes conjugation, syntax, sentence construction and a special emphasis on vocabulary and pronunciation.
    • Linguistics / American Indian
    • Itzaj Maya Grammar

    • A landmark contribution to the study of discourse in Maya language that centers on the Itzaj Maya language, a member of the Yukatekan Maya language family spoken in the lowlands of Guatemala, Mexico, and Belize.
    • Linguistics / American Indian
    • An Introduction to the Shoshoni Language

    • Provides basic information on Shoshoni phonology and grammar, containing exercises for students and sections on culture that discuss topics like presentation of self, eye contact, and other non-verbal behavior.
    • Linguistics / American Indian
    • A Gateway to Sindarin

    • A serious look at J. R. R. Tolkien's elvish tongue Sindarin, by means of its grammar, morphology, and history. Supplemental material includes a vocabulary, Sindarin names, and a glossary of terms.
    • Linguistics / Literature
    • The Linguistics of Maya Writing

    • This volume brings together the work of some of the most prominent scholars in the field and provides the foundation for the next generation of breakthroughs in Maya hieroglyphic decipherment.
    • Linguistics
    • A Glossary of Historical Linguistics

    • An essential supplement to courses in historical linguistics (the study of language change) and the history of individual languages, providing an accessible and widely representative overview of main terms and concepts.
    • Linguistics
    • Mopan Maya-Spanish-English Dictionary

    • A highly valuable dictionary of the Mopan (Mayan) language, providing introductory grammatical description, as well as parts of speech, examples, cross-references, variant forms, homophones, and indexes.
    • Linguistics
    • Northern Paiute­–Bannock Dictionary

    • The vast amount of detail provided for each entry makes this a valuable resource for linguists, native speakers, and those wishing to learn and preserve the Northern Paiute and Bannock languages.
    • American Indian / Linguistics
    • Kinship Systems

    • Anthropologists and linguists provide a novel approach to understanding and reconstructing kinship in ancient times with global case studies
    • Anthropology / Linguistics

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