Gill's Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, with examples of use in conversation. Compiled from all vocabularies, and greatly improved by the addition of necessary words never before published

[Gill, John Kaye]

Published by J. K. Gill & Co, 1891
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Thirteenth edition. 63 pages. 3-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches. Chinook-English and English-Chinook. A dictionary of the trade language used by Native American and Euro-Americans in the Pacific Northwest. The language was based on the one spoken along the Columbia River, with words borrowed from other Indian tongues and European languages, but stripped of verb congugations and sounds difficult for European mouths to make. Smith, Pacific Northwest Americana, 3570 (1887 edition). Very good in wrappers. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Gill's Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, ...
Publisher: J. K. Gill & Co
Publication Date: 1891
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good

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