Daily Archive: July 18, 2021

Clarifying the etymology of mət’ɬáxwəs

There’s a Chinuk Wawa word for ‘eye matter’ in the 2012 Grand Ronde Tribes dictionary, which is so easy to order & so useful, you’d better pause now and get one sent to… Continue reading

What if…pʰishák is an ancestor of masháchi?

Thanks to re-reading FW Howay’s classic article “Origin of the Chinook Jargon“, I had a thought 🙂