English-Lakota Dictionary  book cover
1st Edition

English-Lakota Dictionary

ISBN 9781138993464
Published February 29, 2016 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

This dictionary of 12,000 entries aims to preserve Indian culture and at all points illustrate the use of words in examples, especially syntactic words, whose usage cannot be captured purely by giving an English equivalent. It provides depth as regards the usage of frequently occurring items and especially in the use of syntactic elements and usage in context.


'The English to Lakota dictionary is a major contribution' - John Koonz, Siouanist

'The most comprehensive English-Lakota dictionary yet available...This dictionary is excellent: easy to use, highly informative, attractive and well-presented, and a landmark oin British Americanist research. No Siouanist should be without it.' - Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute