Re: I may not be a bearded, left-handed, gay Lithuanian, but...
|From:||Adam Walker <carrajena@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 6, 2006, 0:59|
--- wayne chevrier <wachevrier@...> wrote:
> I found a Western Abenaki dictionary in a thrift
I don't have anything on Western Abenaki, and I'm not
even sure where it's spoken or what family it's in!
Other languages I
> have something on(bilingual book, dictionary,
> picture dictionary, phrase
> book, word list, grammar, Teach Yourself, etc.):
> Scots, Old English, Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish,
> Swedish, Dutch, German,
8 dittoes. Also Faroese, Althochdeutch, Gothic,
Frisian, Swabian, Viennese and possibly others.
> Latin, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian,
Six dittoes plus Dalmatian, Occitan, Sicilian,
Galician, Catalan, Cajun, Joual, and Kreyol.
Ditto, plus Latvian and Old Prussian, plus some stuff
printed out from the net on other extinct members of
> Ukrainian, Czech, Croat, Polish,
5 Ditoes, plus Byelorussian, Slovak, Slovene, Wendish,
"Highland" Polish, Serbian, Bosnian, Bulgarian,
Macedonian, OCS, and possibly others.
2 dittoes, plus Manx, Cornish, and Welsh.
> Modern Greek,
2 dittoes, plus Byzantine and NT Greek.
>Farsi, Sanskrt, Hindi, Punjabi,
4 Dittoes, plus Kurdish, Marathi, Maithili, Bengali,
Gujarati, Assamese, Nepali, Romany, Adawasi Oriya,
Tajik and probably others.
> Finnish, Hungarian,
2 dittoes, plus Saami, Mari, and a couple of others.
Ditto, plus, Azeri, Uzbek, Kazakh, Uyigur, and
> Arabic, Hebrew, Ancient Egyptian,
3 dittoes, plus Iraqi, Kuwaiti, Saudi, Levantine,
Egyptian and Morrocan-specific materials. Hebrew,
anciant and modern. Also Amharic, Somali, Tigrinya,
Assyrian, and others.
Ditto. Plus Venda, Zulu, Xhosa, Bemba, Shona, Tswana,
Twi, Hausa, Lulua, and others.
Ditto and Mayalam and Telugu IIRC.
> Thai, Lao,
2 dittoes, plus Rao and several others.
2 Dittoes, plus Taiwanese, Wu, Xiang, Tibetan, and
some others, I believe.
> Indonesian, Gadang,
> Tagalog, Hawaiian,
3 dittoes. I lack Gadang. But I have Tahitian,
Fijian, Visayan (IIRC), Javanese, Sundanese, Balinese,
Chamoro, and several others including related langs
Ojibwa, Mohegan, Shawnee,
> Inuktitut, Mohawk, Cree,
Ditto on Ojibwa and Cree, but alack I lack the others.
However I have Cherokee, Dakota, Miwok,
Alabama-Coshuta, Babine-Carrier, Yupik, Inupiak,
several Mayan langs, Waorani, Tupi, and a good double
hand full of others.
> Klingon, Sindarin, Quenya, Esperanto, Sandastrian,
Ditto on the first 4. Also have Interlingua, the Star
Wars phrasebook, and several printouts of various
projects with an on-line presence.
> Proto-Indoeuropean, and
Ditto, and other protos, but mostly in the form of
articles treating on a specific aspect of said.
I also have books on langs such as Ainu, Basque, and
other Isolates, various langs of PNG from famlies not
in your list and other various and sundry that are not
presently coming to mind.
Additionally I have materials on American Sign
Language, Signed English, British Sign Language,
Taiwan Sign Language, Hong Kong Sign Language, Plains
Indian Hand Talk, Austrian Sign Language, and articles
about others such as Russian, German, French, Martha's
Vinyard, Nicaraguan, Mexican and Hebrew signed
languages. Oh, and then there's Gestuno.
At present my language books fill about 6 standard
5-shelf book cases.
Adam the compulsive.
Debostu indagud ul Erodu segredimindi cuamandu uls magus pera ul tembu djil aparechuni djal steja,
8 ed remichud sis ad Betuemi, dichindu: «Cumvi avinedis iju indagadi
djudjindimindi djal credura, ed cumvi discuvredis si dadi mivi saberi pera fi
ia ju ed adori ju sivi magari.»