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By Stephen Riggs, John D. Nichols

Lengthy out of print, this vintage paintings at the Dakota language bargains wide info on Dakota grammar and features a bilingual choice of Dakota myths. Dakota Grammar provides 3 interrelating points of language and tradition, starting with a close description of the Santee dialect of the Dakota language and its grammar. The texts of conventional tales, as mentioned in Dakota through local audio system, are observed by way of complete English translations. Riggs additionally offers an ethnographic evaluation of varied elements of Dakota tradition and heritage that boosts the price of this e-book to all scholars of Dakota. A important better half to either Riggs's A Dakota-English Dictionary (MHS Press) and John P. Williamson's An English-Dakota Dictionary (MHS Press), this quantity lives on as a big resource for the upkeep and revitalization of Dakota tradition.

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It won’t be necessery to wear a heavy coat. ____________________ 9. The climbers should bewair of the steep cliffs. THE UH The uh sound in English is a troublemaker! Why? Because many vowels can be pronounced this way. —e— —i— —o— alive woman breakfast often even happen magnify president individual atom oppose poison 32 LOOK IT UP! There are no rules to help you spell the uh sound. The more you read and write these words, the better you will remember them. Until then, check your dictionary! EXAMPLES: —a— SOUND A Say the words aloud.

Which branch of ( sceince / science ) most interests you? 2. The pyramids of Egypt are ( ancient / anceint ) structures. 3. He bought that statue in a ( foreign / foriegn ) country. 4. ( Wierd / Weird ) sounds came from the haunted house. 5. It is a crime to make ( counterfeit / counterf iet ) money. 6. Did the miser name an ( heir / hier ) to his fortune? D Read the clues. Then use words with the ie or ei spelling to complete the crossword puzzle. ACROSS 3. eight plus ten 1 2 H S 3 5. to find and bring back E 6.

If you’re not sure about a plural form, check your dictionary. 44 28 C Write the correct plural form on each line. 1. one loaf, two __________________ 3. one wife, four __________________ 2. one wolf, three ________________ 4. one sheriff, five ________________ Words that end in the long o sound can be tricky. Some plurals are made by adding s and some by adding es. To be certain, you must check the dictionary. potato + es = potatoes radio + s = radios D Circle the correctly spelled plural in each pair of words below.

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