Chemehuevi was Re: non-English WEB sites
|From:||Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 25, 2003, 12:44|
On Friday 25 April 2003 12:17 am, Joe Fatula wrote:
> I'm guessing that these twelve people are older, as the final speakers of a
> language generally are, so they might not use computers themselves, but if
> you can get them to (as it seems you would they do for the website), I'll
> bet some of us here (me!) would enjoy learning some Chemehuevi... And I'd
> also bet that they'd be tickled pink to find someone online who wants to
> write back and forth with them in their native tongue, even if only
> rudimentary stuff. Wouldn't that be something... Seconded. I'm really not sure if I would have the time, but that just sounds
so tempting...Something like a bulletin board, where conversations can be
preserved. It should link to an online grammar and dictionary, of course.
BTW Dirk, would you mind telling us a little more about Chemehuevi? You said
that it was a Numic/Uto-Aztecan language--any more details?
Oh what a tangled web they weave who try a new word to conceive!