Re: Shoshoni words
|From:||Dirk Elzinga <dirk_elzinga@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 18, 2002, 20:48|
At 11:49 AM -0800 03/18/02, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
>On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Dirk Elzinga wrote:
>> At 6:31 PM -0800 03/15/02, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
>> >Thank you for the info, I will try to track them down. I did find on
>> >online Shoshoni-English "dictionary", more like a glossary, and I managed
>> >to get a few words out of it. Here they are, as they are found in Madzhi:
>> I'm guessing that this was the Shoshoni language home page hosted at
>> Idaho State University. Beware of the orthography! It's only used at
>> Ft. Hall, and is not phonemic, unlike the orthography used at Duck
>> Valley and Goshute. Here are the phonemic and phonetic forms in
>> X-SAMPA where I've been able to find them.
>I can't remember now where I found them, but note that the forms I
>presented were in the form they appear in Madzhi!
Oh. Don't I feel foolish now :-).
Don't forget the sego lily, then. It's Utah's state flower, and the
term is a Goshute loan word /siko:/ [siGo:]. The relation to pasikoo
'camas root' is not accidental; pasikoo is merely the 'water' sikoo
(water = pa(:)).
Dirk Elzinga Dirk_Elzinga@byu.edu
Man deth swa he byth thonne he mot swa he wile.
'A man does as he is when he can do what he wants.'
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