Survey Reports

The cover of Survey Reports Volume 2
The cover of Survey Reports Volume 2

Volume 2
Wintu dictionary
Alice Schlichter

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"Wintu, the northernmost member of the Wintun family of languages, is now remembered by five or six speakers living in and around Redding, California. In aboriginal times, it was spoken in Shasta, Trinity, and parts of Siskiyou countries ... The collection of the material presented here was begun in the summer and fall of 1975 ... was then continued until 1980 under the auspice of the Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley ... In this dictionary, I have depended on the analysis in the Wintu Grammar by Pitkin (1963). The grammatical terms used for some morphemes are his and the phonemic analysis shown here is nearly identical with that of the Grammar." (from the Introduction)