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Title Mithridates, Oder Allgemeine Sprachenkunde
Description:Ts. Comparative wordlists. Discussions of Eyak, especially comparative, data from Rezanov (117 words) compiled by Johann Christian Adelung. Tlingit Annotated by Michael Krauss. Mithradates III.3 p 213-238.  Pages 218-229 has a section on Tlingit, comparing vocabularies, including Rezanov. Pages 228-238, a section on Eyak and Tanaina, quoting Rezanovís short statement about the separate identity of Eyak. On pages 230-238, 30 words of Ugaljachmutzi nach Resanoff, are compared with Tanaina, followed by grammatical comments exemplified by 25 more Eyak words, then a comparison of 14 Tanaina, Tlingit, and Eyak pronouns, then of 21 Tlingit and Eyak nouns, then comments on Eskimo-Tanaina contact, including two more Eyak forms for a total of 117 Eyak words or 10% of Rezanovís Eyak list in all.
See EY961K2006
Publication date is 1816.
Citation Mithridates, oder allgemeine Sprachenkunde. 1806-17 (Adelung, Johann Christoph, et al.) Vossische Buchhandlung, Berlin.
Contributors Adelung, Johann Christoph (author)
Vater, Johann Severin (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Eyak
LingType description
Files: EY-AdelungAndVater-Mithridates.pdf

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