Spanish Loanwords in Keresan

  title={Spanish Loanwords in Keresan},
  author={R. Spencer},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  pages={130 - 146}
  • R. Spencer
  • Published 1947
  • History
  • Southwestern Journal of Anthropology
KERESAN is spoken at the present time by the some 6,000 native inhabitants of the Pueblos of Cochiti, Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Santa Ana, Zia, Laguna, and Acoma, villages located in the northern Rio Grande drainage of New Mexico. Modem Keresan, which appears to be a separate linguistic entity, quite distinct from any of the more inclusive language families of native North America, contains a fairly large number of loanwords of Spanish origin. In the present paper, since it is impossible to… Expand
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