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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 26 pages of information about Catalogue Of Linguistic Manuscripts In The Library Of The Bureau Of Ethnology. (1881 N 01 / 1879-1880 (Pages 553-578)).

The title of this publication is as follows: 

Smithsonian Institution--Bureau of Ethnology | J.W.  Powell Director |
Introduction | to the | Study of Indian Languages | with | Words
Phrases and Sentences to be Collected | By J.W.  Powell | Second
edition--with charts | Washington | Government Printing Office |
1880

Pp. i-xii, 1-228, and 8 ruled leaves. 4^o.

The following is the

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.—­ON THE ALPHABET.

Page. 
Vowels                                                                    4
Diphthongs                                                              5
Consonants                                                                6
Mutes                                                                   6
Nasals                                                                  7
Spirants                                                                8
Sibilants                                                               9
W, Y, R, L, and H                                                       9
Interrupted sounds                                                     11
Synthetic sounds                                                       12
Complex combinations                                                   13
Alphabet                                                                 14

CHAPTER II.—­HINTS AND EXPLANATIONS.

Sec. 1.—­Persons 18
Sec. 2.—­Parts of the body 18
Sec. 3.—­Dress and ornaments 18
Sec. 4.—­Dwellings 20
Sec. 5.—­Implements and utensils 23
Sec. 6.—­Food 24
Sec. 7.—­Colors 25
Sec. 8.—­Numerals 25
Sec. 9.—­Measures 26
Sec. 10.—­Division of time 27
Sec. 11.—­Standards of value 27
Sec. 12.—­Animals 28
Sec. 13.—­Plants, &c. 29
Sec. 14.—­Geographic terms 29
Sec. 15.—­Geographic names 30
Sec. 16.—­The firmament, meteorologic and other physical phenomena and
         objects 30

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