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Carib
Language(s): English | French
Date: 1815-1834
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: 9 notebooks
Description: Grammatical study based on Breton (1667). Includes auxiliary-verb conjugation; extracts on men's vs. women's speech taken from Davies (1666). List of words from DeLaet (1633)
Collection: Peter Stephen Du Ponceau notebooks on philology (Mss.410.D92)

Language(s): English | French
Date: 1815-1834
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: 9 notebooks
Description: Includes Lengua del Chile, extracted from Molina (1788). Notes, vocabulary, and comparisons from De Laet (1633) on languages of Guiana. Discussion of 184 dialects found in the Orinoco region, extracted from Humboldt (1814).
Collection: Peter Stephen Du Ponceau notebooks on philology (Mss.410.D92)