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Synopsis: This important reference work has been compiled from existing written sources dating back to 1850 and from material collected in Bayou Teche, the German Coast, Pointe Coupee, and St. Tammany Parish. The Dictionary Features: an informative User's Guide, including details on orthography and the design of the dictionary articles; a grammatical sketch of the language; a guide to variant pronunciations; English and French meaning equivalents; creole contextual examples; identification of where examples were collected, with special notation for historical items (i.e., pre-1960); two indexes: a French-Creole index and an English-Creole index; and rich cultural information, with many examples of folklore, traditional medicine, religious beliefs, and agricultural practices.
Language Notes: Text: English, Creole, French
Title: Dictionary of Louisiana Creole (French ...
Publisher: Indiana University Press 1998-11-01
Publication Date: 1998
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Indiana University Press, U.S.A., 1998. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. This is the school reprint paper covers with plastic comb binding. Ship same or following day from East Village Books in Manhattan. Twenty years on Saint Marks Place, in the heart of downtown. Look us up!. Bookseller Inventory # 001259