Dictionary of Alaskan English

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Russell Tabbert
Denali Press, 1991 - Reference - 294 pages
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This is a preliminary report of those words which are "Alaskanisms", i.e. unique to or highly characteristic of English as used in Alaska. The listings are arranged by subject, with extensive examples of use in Alaskan writing, with an alphabetical index to words and a guide to Alaskan usage. Includes many words from native languages and Russian, as well as place and regional names.

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Contents

Not Alaska
29
Time in the Country
37
Race
51
hooter
169
lowbush cranberry
175
bear bread
181
purga poorga
187
Mining
193
Transportation
199
Guide to Some Matters of Alaskan Usage
269
Index of Words Entered
285
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