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Mutsun



Summary:
(Northwestern San Bentino County, California; Costanoan)
Examples:
Stem Gloss Nominal thematic suffix
ru:k ‘string’ ru:k-mak
kahhay ‘head louse’ kahhay-mak
rukka ‘house’ rukka-kma
sipruna ‘tule root’ sipruna-kma


Consonant/vowel metathesis is observed in the locative suffix, with the alternants [-tak] and [-tka].

Stem Gloss Locative suffix
lo:t 'mud’ lo:t-tak
pappel 'paper’ pappel-tak
si: 'water' si:-tka
koro: 'foot’ koro-tka
Conditions:
No information currently available.
Motivation:
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Related Information:
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Symbols:
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Last Updated: 6/18/2007
References:
eliabeth hume's home page | OSU Linguistics home page