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A Tohono O Odham Grammar

by Ofelia Zepeda
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Release Date: 1983-06-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Pages: 176 pages
ISBN 13: 0877882487
ISBN 10: 9780877882480
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This first pedagogical grammar of the Papago language features twenty chapters on grammatical constructions and five sample dialogs—plus abbreviations, symbols, summary of grammatical elements, and two glossaries. Classroom-tested for teaching both native and non-native speakers, the text also offers linguists an overview of the Papago language not available elsewhere.
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