A dictionary of the Choctaw language

 
9781566321082: A dictionary of the Choctaw language
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 Excerpt: ...n., food; victuals prepared for the table. na holhtina, n., arithmetic; a calculation; mathematics. na holhtina holisso, n., arithmetic; a book upon mathematics. na holipafl, n., a mastiff; an English dog. na holissochi, n., a writer; a scribe; a clerk, Luke 5: 21; Matt. 5: 20; 8: 19; 9:3; 12:38; 15: 1; 16:21. na holitompa, n., treasure, Matt. 13: 44. naholitompa isht ansha, n. pi., priests, Matt. 12:4; 16:21; Josh. 3:3,6; 6:4,6,8. na holitompaisht atta, n., sing., apriest, Matt. 2: 4; 1 Sam. 2: 11, 13. na holitopa, n., asacred thing; a treasure. na holitopa aialhto, n., a shrine. na hollo, n., a supernatural being; one that creates fear and reverence; an inhabitant of the invisible world. This name was thus anciently used, but when thewhites first visited the Indians this name was given to them. na hollo, n., a white man; white men of all nations. The name of man when applied to white people, as hatak means man when red people are spoken of; a master, as the master of slaves. na hollo, a., pertaining to a white man. na hollo hochitoka, n., the great white men; Congress; commissioners of the Government. na hollo holitopa, n., a beloved or sacred white man; an agent of the United States Government; the Indian agent is often thus called. na hollo inbissa, n., a raspberry. na hollo inkowi, n., an English mile. na hollo imahe, n., an Irish potato; Irish potatoes; English potatoes. na hollo imanumpa, n., the word of a white man; the language of white men; the English language, as English are most known to the Choctaw among white people. na hollo imalla, n., a white man's child. na hollo imohoyo, n., a white man's wife. na hollo imokchank, n., a cucumber. na hollo intakkon, n., an apple. na hollo itanowa, n., a traveler. na hollo minko, n., a royal white man; lit...

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John R. Swanton was the most prolific author with the Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology. He produced twenty works on the American Indian, among them The Indian Tribes of North American and The Indians of the Southeastern United States.

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