Takelma Texts, Volume 2, Issues 1-2

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University Museum, 1914 - Indians of North America - 267 pages
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Page 198 - Would that he died!' do say of me, just like thee shall I do, again shall I arise. Even if all sorts of evil beings devour thee, when frogs eat thee up, many evil beings — lizards, even when those eat thee up, still dost thou rise again. Just like thee shall I do in time to come.
Page 100 - Lend me a blanket, for my child has died. Lend me a blanket," said Roastingdead-people. " I'll not lend you a blanket, for where are they going to be, if dead people come back?" said Coyote. And next door returned Roasting-dead-people, and buried his child that had died. Then, 'tis said, a long time elapsed. Now Coyote's child became sick and died. Now next door he went to Roasting-dead-people. "Lend me a blanket, for my child has died.
Page 322 - Hence the first person singular, the first person plural, and the second person plural of -I- verbs and /- verbs are always alike (but contrast 6id-<*sAcl- with SAsl<*sAcl-). As -/-, when standing after s, becomes -I- also in the third person, the second person singular alone remains 52 This verb is irregular, inasmuch as -I- does not occur in the second person singular: V&!wis dl/nl "you whistle.
Page 124 - Where are the L-orphans?" said Grizzly Bear. "I swing about the shells in my ears, I coil my basket tight," said a certain Excrement woman, I know not what sort of woman. "I swing about the shells in my ears," said the old woman, she answered not Grizzly Bear. ''Where are the L-orphans?
Page 7 - Notes on the Takelma Indians of Southwestern Oregon. American Anthropologist, NS, Vol. 9, pp. 251-275. Preliminary Report on the Language and Mythology of the Upper Chinook. Ibid., Vol. 9, pp. 533-544. 1908 Herder's "Ursprung der Sprache".

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