Dictionary of Alaskan English

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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

Preface
1
Key to Pronunciation Symbols
15
Not Alaska
29
Time in the Country
37
Plants
57
Ritual
63
Food
73
Drink
87
XIX
247
Index of Words Entered
285
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