Chinook Jargon realia I
Chinook Jargon realia I, shown twice life size:
A Chinuk Wawa ribbon from my archive with the text on front,
Quanisum pechugh illahee, tenas alta,
delate hyas kloshe, alki. Kloshe nanitch.
And on back,
Washington, the Evergreen State, is small
now, but will be great bye-and-bye.
Printed for the occasion of our state’s 50th anniversary, maybe, in 1939.
- Anyone able to say more about that?
- What do you think of the Jargon fluency (and source) here?
- Do you have any CJ “stuff” to share here?