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Lokono
Alternate forms: Arawak
Language(s): German | Latin | Arawak
Date: 1803
Contributor: Schultz, Theodor
Type:Text
Extent: 2 volumes, 795 p.
Description: Theodor Schultz was a Moravian missionary in British Guiana at the turn of the nineteenth century. This collection contains two items: "Aruwakkisch Deucthes Wörterbuch," a dictionary with German equivalents and examples, as well as alphabetical Arawak index, and "Grammatische Sätze von der Aruwakkischen Sprache," a grammatical treatise based upon a Latin model, with Latin terms used throughout, though most of the text is German.
Collection: Arawak manuscripts (Mss.498.3.Sch8)

Carib
Language(s): English | Carib
Date: circa 1948-1950
Type:Text
Extent: 19 folders
Description: Several items relating to Carib languages have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are all in Subcollection I. They include extensive correspondence with Douglas MacRae Taylor (regarding his fieldwork and written work on Carib languages, including some stories, translations, and other linguistic materials) in Series I. Correspondence; Voegelin's "Black Carib Morphology" and "Central American Carib II: Morphology of the Verb" (with Douglas MacRae Taylor) in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries III-B: Works Authored by Voegelin; ten files of Taylor's work (including notes, outlines, and essays) on Black Carib, Central American Carib, and Island Carib in Series IV. Works by Others; a Carib file with data on Black, Central American, and Island Carib in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes; and four folders of unbound Carib texts in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-B: Texts.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Warao
Alternate forms: Yao
Language(s): English | Warao
Date: circa 1949-1968
Type:Text
Genre: Notes | Essays
Extent: 2 folders
Description: Two items relating to the Warao (formerly Yao) language have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They consist of an undated essay "Notes on Warao Verbs" in Subcollection I, Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries III-B: Works Authored by Voegelin; and a Warao minor phoneme inventory in Subcollection II, Series II. Research Notes, Subseries IX. Uto-Aztecan, except Hopi.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)