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Title English Apache dictionary [manuscript]: containing a vocabulary of the San Carlos Apache, also some White Mount. terms, and many sentences illustrating the use of the words
Author Plocher, Johannes
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: English-Apache vocabulary, compiled in 1893 by Johannes Plocher. The vocabulary lists words in English, from "abdomen" to "Zuni Indians," followed by their equivalents in the language of the San Carlos and White Mountain Apache Indians. Definitions include sentences in Western Apache illustrating the uses of each word, with English translations of the sentences given in red ink. Also included are several short glossaries for days of the week, local geographical names, names of Indian tribes and bands, and masculine and feminine Indian names.
Keywords language, vocabulary, linguistics, naming, missionary
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southwest
Language Apache
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 1972
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue