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Collector:
Kocsis, Alexander, 1823-1896  Search this
Extent:
205 Pages
Culture:
Kekchi Jacaltec  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Guatemala
Date:
February 1885
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Volume 1: Cultural notes and grammatical summary, some notes on pronunciation, nouns, pronouns, adverbs, verbs, numerals, particles; some morphological analysis. The Lord's Prayer, as received by G. Reed, with interlineation. A few kin terms and loan words in the vocabulary, which begins in Volume 1 and runs through the remaining volumes. The English-Kekchi vocabulary is not properly alphabetized. In volume 1 there are about 240 entries, A- CURASSON. 73 pages. Volume 2: CHACHA-POUR OUT, 72 pages, about 700 entries. Volume 3: PLEASANT-YELLOW, 61 pages. About 525 entries, plus about 75 Kekchi English phrases, plus a few greetings and 1 page of Christian and family names at the end. Dated at the end at Tullahoma, Tennessee, July 8, 1885. H. Landau 8 V11 1969
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1062
Topic:
Numbers -- Maya  Search this
Kinship -- Kekchi  Search this
Names, Personal -- Kekchi  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1062, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1062
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d1669439-2210-447a-98b4-d07347d8b745
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1062