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Title:A comparative vocabulary of Indian languages
Contributor:Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844
Date:1798-1821
Description: This volume contains extracts of Benjamin Smith Barton's "New Views of the Origin of the Tribes and Nations of America" (Philadelphia, 1797), with additions by Peter S. Du Ponceau. The bulk of the volume is comprised of word list of 54 words with equivalents listed in a range of 50-70 languages. While Barton listed no authority, Du Ponceau cited sources. Languages with words listed include Chitimacha, Atakapa, Cherokee, Osage, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Nottoway, Kansa, Omaha, Dakota, Pawnee, Nanticoke, Gros Ventres, Miami, Mi'kmaq, Seminole, Quapaw, Yuchi, Delaware, Ojibwe, Shawnee, Seneca, Mohawk, Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, Tuscarora, Natches, Wyandot, Creek, Mahican, Mohegan, and many others. The word list includes the terms for God, heaven, and sky, as well as various terms relating to kinship, parts of the body, weather, and more. The volume also includes notes on sounds of the Otomi (Othomi) observations on declension; observations about the Omaha, Kansa, Oto, Arkansas, and Missouri languages; and notes on symbol and sound. Also includes a newspaper clipping of a review (in German) of Barton's "New Views" that appeared in "Göttingische Anzeigen von gelehrten Sachen," June 17, 1799.
Extent:219 pages
Identifier:https://indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org/entry/9678
Language:Yuchi
Wyandot
Shawnee
Pawnee
Seneca
Tuscarora
Quapaw
Creek
Omaha-Ponca
Ojibwa
Mohegan-Pequot
Mezquital Otomi
Nanticoke
Mohawk
Onondaga
Miami
Osage
Mi'kmaq
Oneida
Mikasuki
Natchez
Nottoway
Delaware
English
German
Dakota
Kalispel-Pend d'Oreille
Kansa
Chitimacha
Atakapa
Cherokee
Cayuga
Chickasaw
Choctaw
Language (ISO639):yuc
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nnt
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mia
osa
mic
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mik
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del
eng
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aqp
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Subject: Otomi
Chitimacha
Atakapa
Cherokee
Osage
Chickasaw
Choctaw
Nottoway
Kaw
Omaha
Dakota
Pawnee
Nanticoke
A'aninin
Miami
Mi'kmaq
Seminole
Quapaw
Yuchi
Delaware
Ojibwe
Shawnee
Seneca
Mohawk
Onondaga
Cayuga
Oneida
Tuscarora
Natchez
Wyandot
Creek
Mohican
Mohegan
Linguistics
Algonquian languages
Iroquoian languages
Siouan languages
Muskogean languages
Type:Newspaper clippings
Type (DCMI):Text
Type (OLAC):lexicon

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Citation: Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815; Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844. 1798-1821. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society.
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