Cover

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Half title, Title page, Copyright

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Table of Contents

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pp. v-vi

List of Figures

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p. vii

List of Tables

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p. viii

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Acknowledgments

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pp. ix-x

The 1860 English-Hopi vocabulary is reproduced by the kind permission of the Church Copyrights and Permissions Office, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is in the collection of the Church History Library, sometimes abbreviated here as the CHL. ...

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1. Introduction

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pp. 3-9

In the autumn of 1859, at the direction of Brigham Young, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church, Mormon),1 Jacob Hamblin led a party of seven missionaries— Marion Jackson Shelton, Thales Hastings Haskell, James Pearce, Benjamin Knell, John W. Young, Taylor Crosby, ...

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2. Provenance

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pp. 10-49

The Deseret Alphabet was promoted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and in particular by President Brigham Young, as a new writing system, what linguists call an orthography, for English. It was designed to replace the traditional English orthography based on Roman letters (see Figure 2.2). ...

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3. Hopi Language

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pp. 50-69

Hopi belongs to the Uto-Aztecan language family, which covers large portions of the western United States and neighboring Mexico. Besides Hopi, other well-known Uto-Aztecan languages include Nahuatl, Tarahumara, Yaqui, Ute, Paiute, Shoshone, and Comanche. ...

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4. The 1860 English-Hopi Vocabulary

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pp. 70-72

The entire 1860 English-Hopi vocabulary is reproduced in this book, comprising 486 original English-Hopi entries, plus transcriptions into the International Phonetic Alphabet and references to the words in modern Hopi dictionaries. ...

Appendix A: Hopi Locations

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pp. 73-76

Appendix B: Hopi People and Legends

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pp. 77-80

Format of the 1860 English-Hopi Vocabulary

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pp. 81-84

Text of the 1860 English-Hopi Vocabulary

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pp. 85-122

Index of English-Hopi Vocabulary Entries

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pp. 123-132

Notes

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pp. 133-146

Bibliography

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pp. 147-161