Illustration Of The Method Of Recording Indian Languages eBook

Albert Samuel Gatschet
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Transcriber’s note:  The following symbols are used to represent
special characters: 
  [n] = raised (superscript) “n”
  [t] = turned (inverted) “t”
  [k] = turned “k”
  [K] = turned “K”
  [T] = turned “T”
  [k=] = “k” with inferior macron
  [k.] = “k” with inferior dot
  [=x] = any letter “x” with superior macron
  [)x] = any letter “x” with superior breve
  [x] = any letter “x” with acute accent
  [`x] = any letter “x” with grave accent
  [~x] = any letter “x” with superior tilde
  [^x] = any letter “x” with superior circumflex
  [:x] = any letter “x” with superior diaeresis
  [ng] = lower-case “eng” character
  [x] = Greek letter chi
  [c] = “c” with slash (cent sign)
  [’] = single (curly) closing quote

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Smithsonian institution—­Bureau of ethnology.

J.W.  Powell, director.

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ILLUSTRATION OF THE METHOD

OF

Recording Indian languages.

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From the manuscripts of Messrs.  J.O.  Dorsey, A.S.  Gatschet, and S.R.  Riggs.

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ILLUSTRATION OF THE METHOD OF RECORDING INDIAN LANGUAGES.

HOW THE RABBIT CAUGHT THE SUN IN A TRAP.

An Omaha myth, obtained from F. Lafleche by J. Owen Dorsey.

Egi[c]e|mactci[n]’ge|ak[/a]| i[k]a[n]’ |[c]i[n]k[e]|en[a]-qtci|
It came|   rabbit    | the  |   his     |   the st.   |    only   | 
to pass|             | sub. |grandmother|     ob.     |           |
|[t]ig[c]e|j[u]gig[c][a]-biam[a].
|  dwelt  |       with his| they 
|         |           own,| say.
K[)i]|ha[n]’ega[n]tc[)e]’-qtci-hna[n]&rsquo
;|`[
a]bae|ah[i]-biam[a].| And | morning very habit- | hunting| went thither | | ually | | they say. |
|Ha[n]ega[n]tc[)e]’-qtci|a[c][a]-bi 
|   morning         very|went, they
|                       |      say
ct[)e]wa[n]’|n[i]kaci[n]ga|wi[n]’|s[
i]|sned[)e]’-qti-hna[n]| notwith- | person | one | foot| long very as a | standing rule |
|s[i]g[c]e|a[c][a]-bit[e]am[a].|K[)i]|[
i>i]baha[n]     3
|  trail   | had gone, they say.   | And | to know
|                                    him
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