Mutsun-English English-Mutsun Dictionary

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/10125/24679
Author(s):
Warner, Natasha, Butler, Lynnika, Geary, Quirina
Tags:
Mutsun dialect, Costonoan, Native American dictionary
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Mutsun is a Costanoan language (part of the Utian language family) from California in the area around the modern towns of San Juan Bautista, Hollister, and Gilroy. The last fluent speaker of Mutsun, Mrs. Ascension Solarsano, died in 1930. Because of her work and the work of earlier native Mutsun speakers with early linguists, there is a large written corpus of Mutsun. This dictionary was compiled by analyzing that documentation. The dictionary is written to be useful both for language revitalization and for linguistic research.

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