I notice a couple more bits of possible “hidden” Chinook Jargon in southwestern Washington Salish. ta’nasloɬ, ta nasloɬ “trough dish” (Upper Chehalis) The -loɬ is a lexical suffix meaning “dish”. What do you… Continue reading
I mentioned that you find the coolest, un-indexed Chinook Jargon words scattered through all sorts of other materials. Those words can tell you a lot of surprising stories about how CJ was being… Continue reading
I was trying to figure out a long, complicated and obscure Lower Chehalis word by comparisons with nearby languages when I came upon a Chinook Jargon loan into Upper Chehalis Salish. M. Dale… Continue reading
Illahie: Exploring life, faith, language and the world around us is my friend Bernard von Schulmann’s neat blog. He’s filling it with fascinating reading, including Chinook Jargon stuff. Go!
Thanks to Sam Sullivan and Robert ‘Rob’ ‘Lucky’ Budd for pointing this gem out! Robert Budd’s hit book “Voices of British Columbia” sounds like a great read! Here is a little something… Continue reading