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This important reference work has been compiled from existing written sources dating back to 1850 and from material collected in Bayou Teche, the German Coast, Pointe Coupee, and St. Tammany Parish. The Dictionary Features: an informative User's Guide, including details on orthography and the design of the dictionary articles; a grammatical sketch of the language; a guideThis important reference work has been compiled from existing written sources dating back to 1850 and from material collected in Bayou Teche, the German Coast, Pointe Coupee, and St. Tammany Parish. The Dictionary Features: an informative User's Guide, including details on orthography and the design of the dictionary articles; a grammatical sketch of the language; a guide to variant pronunciations; English and French meaning equivalents; creole contextual examples; identification of where examples were collected, with special notation for historical items (i.e., pre-1960); two indexes: a French-Creole index and an English-Creole index; and rich cultural information, with many examples of folklore, traditional medicine, religious beliefs, and agricultural practices....

Title : Dictionary of Louisiana Creole
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ISBN : 9780253334510
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 672 Pages
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  • Nikki Depaulo
    2018-12-03 00:13

    PRICELESS documentation of the Louisiana Creole language. It is very useful to anyone who wishes to learn, retain knowledge of, or increase understanding of Louisiana Creole. If this is your culture, you WILL appreciate this wonderful book.