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The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages

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Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,884 / 33 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.4
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 1,159
Added to site: 2008.09.05
mnybks.net#: 21991
Genre: Language
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[Footnote B: In S. hd, Yankton kd, T. gl; S. hn, Y. kn, T. gn or gl; S. hm, Y. km, T. gm.]

[Footnote C: In S. md, Y. bd, T. bl.]

[Footnote D: In a previous paper I represented this by kh; and do not know whether it is nearest Dak kh German ch, or Dak gh; I E gh.]

[Footnote E: Santee d always becomes l in Titon.]

[Footnote E: Dak y becomes r, d, l or n in the allied languages, except perhaps the Osage, and perhaps in part represents I E r.]

[Footnote F: In Minnetaree m, interchanges so freely with b and w, and d with l, n, and r, that Matthews represents each group by one letter. The same irregularity occurs largely in Crow, and somewhat also in Mandan.]

Ch as in chin very often occurs in Dak as a euphonic modification of k. Otherwise it stands chiefly for d, r, l, n of the allied languages. On the other hand Win and Iowa ch usually represents Dak, and I E t. R is found in all the allied languages, and in Winnebago is more frequent than even in Icelandic. Iowa

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