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Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon

or, Trade Language of Oregon

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Author: George Gibbs
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,569 / 64 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.6
LoC Category: AG
Downloads: 1,448
Added to site: 2005.04.30
mnybks.net#: 10240
Genres: Language, Reference
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m>. This seemed the more proper, as the work would thereby be rendered of practical use, independent of what philological value it may possess.

In collating the words of the present work and obtaining their derivations, I have been assisted by a number of friends; among whom I should specially mention Mr. Alexander C. Anderson, of Victoria, V.I., and Mr. Solomon H. Smith, of Clatsop, Oregon.


~Bibliography of the Chinook Jargon.~

_Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains._ By Rev. Samuel Parker. 12mo. Ithaca, N.Y., 1838.

"Vocabulary of the Chenook language, as spoken about Fort Vancouver," pp. 336-338.

_Ethnography and Philology of the United States Exploring Expedition._ By Horatio Hale. 4to. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1846.

A vocabulary of the "Jargon or Trade Language of Oregon," with an essay thereon, and phrases, is given in this work, pp. 636-650.

_Transactions of the American Ethnological Society._ 2 vols., 8vo. New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1845, 1848.

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