Coast Oregon Penutian: Problems and Possibilities

  title={Coast Oregon Penutian: Problems and Possibilities},
  author={A. Grant},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={144 - 156}
  • A. Grant
  • Published 1997
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
En se basant sur des ressemblances entre deux ou plusieurs langues, Eugene Buckley a presente, en 1987, des donnees en faveur de la possible parente genetique de trois groupes de langues (alse, coos et siuslaw) initialement parlees sur la cote de l'Oregon aux Etats-Unis et regroupees sous le nom de penutia de la cote de l'Oregon. En reexaminant les donnees utilisees par Buckley, et plus particulierement les donnees lexicales, l'A. analyse les relations genetiques entre ces trois groupes de… Expand
Predicative Possession and Existentials on the Oregon Coast: Alsea, Hanis, and Miluk
Abstract:Possessive (‘have’) clauses with indefinite possessees are surveyed in three now-extinct languages of the Oregon coast–Alsea, Hanis Coos, and Miluk Coos. Adjectival or verbal denominalsExpand
Pronominal Clitics and Indexability Hierarchies in Hanis and Miluk Coosan
The subject and object pronominal clitics of the two Coosan languages, Hanis and Miluk, and their associations with inflectional affixes of the verb are examined on the basis of available textExpand
Vowel–Sonorant Metathesis in Alsea
  • Eugene Buckley
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 2007
Stems in Alsea exhibit pervasive alternations involving the root vowel, which may be present or absent (/cx̣wat/, /cx̣wt/ ‘fight’). Stems with a medial sonorant consonant have an additional form, inExpand
Contact-induced change and the openness of 'closed' morphological systems: some cases from Native America 1 (Version 2.0).
This paper examines the effects of contact-induced language change on the nominal and verbal inflectional morphology of several Native American languages, most of which have also replaced largeExpand
Francis Drake’s 1579 Voyage: Assessing Linguistic Evidence for an Oregon Landing
Abstract: This article surveys and analyzes data from a number of aboriginal languages of Oregon, investigating the hypothesis that Sir Francis Drake may have landed somewhere on the Oregon coast inExpand


The Alsea-Wintuan Connection
La separation geographique entre l'alse, une langue eteinte du nord de la cote de l'Oregon, et les langues wintun du nord de la Californie centrale aux Etats-Unis, rend toute ressemblanceExpand
Evidence for Yok-Utian
  • C. Callaghan
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1997
L'A. tente de determiner s'il existe une langue yok-ute, en examinant les deux questions suivantes : les langues yokuts et ute (miwok-costano) ont-elles ete genetiquement reliees a une periodeExpand
Some Points of Siuslaw Phonology
  • D. Hymes
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1966
I want to thank Ralph Cleland, then Dean of the Graduate School, Indiana University, for a small grant which made the Siuslaw work possible; and Morris Swadesh, whose advise and encouragement wereExpand
Hanis and Miluk: Dialects or Unrelated Languages
  • J. Pierce
  • History
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1965
0. Of the Coos speech community' Gatschet states, "KUSA is sopken in various dialects, differing but little among themselves, on Coos River and Coos Bay... 2 Frachtenberg disagrees, "this dialectExpand
On the Penutian Vocabulary Survey
  • M. Swadesh
  • Computer Science
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1954
The aim in recording linguistic material for phonographic archives must be to capture a maximum of valuable data in maximally usable form on a reasonable timelength of record. Expand
Before launching into a description of Hanis phonemics, it is necessary to explain in some detail the theory of phonological analysis within which the author is operating. The first problem that anExpand
Lower Umpqua vocabulary, September 1881
  • Manuscript 873, Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives, Washington, D.C. .1881b. Coos vocabulary. Manuscript 557, Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1881
John J
  • Milhau's 1856 Hanis Vocabularies: Coos Dialectology and Philology.
  • 1996
Miluk articles
  • Ms.
  • 1994
An Introduction to the Languages of the Confederated Tribes
  • Coos Bay, Ore.: Confederated
  • 1993