Spokane Dictionary

Spokane is the westernmost dialect of a Salish language continuum extending form Montana to Washington State. Sister dialects are Kalispel and Flathead. The dictionary is in two parts. The Spokane-English section lists as main entries lexical affixes and roots, these followed by derived forms and English translations. In the English-Spokane section English words are followed by derived forms, with references to roots and lexical affixes.


American Anthropologist Vol. 92 (1990), pp. 521-22. Reviewed by M. Dale Kinkade, University of British Columbia.
International Journal of American Linguistics Vol. 62 No. 4 (1996), pp. 415-18. Reviewed by Brent Galloway, SIFC/University of Regina.

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