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Didactic dialogues in CW dictionaries, Part 4B (Gibbs 1863 ex phrases/sentences)

The next morsel in our buffet of delicacies from the highly fluent Chinuk Wawa speaker George Gibbs:

Didactic dialogues in CW dictionaries, Part 4A (Gibbs 1863 ex phrases/sentences)

Let’s be clear: George Gibbs’s highly influential 1863 dictionary of Fort Vancouver-area early-creolized Chinuk Wawa doesn’t so much present us with didactic dialogues as fluent phrases…

Didactic dialogues in dictionaries of Chinuk Wawa (Part 3: JK Gill / FN Blanchet)

Spoiler alert: there’s a real Grand Ronde connection here.

Didactic dialogues in dictionaries of Chinuk Wawa (Part 2: H Hale)

The second installment in our mini-series on instructional sentences of Jargon has an especially great importance…

Didactic dialogues in dictionaries of Chinuk Wawa (Part 1: AC Anderson)

(First in a mini-series.) The credited author disclaimed all responsibility…

Portland dictionary with numerals for accent marks?!

There’s always something new to be found among all those old Chinook Jargon documents…

LBDB: Prose, not lyrics (Part 3)

More investigation into just how well Laura Belle Downey-Bartlett, author of a book of hard-to-sing Chinook Jargon songs, spoke the language…