03.25.08–Athabascan Words of the Week–Berries

Upper Kuskokwim Athabascan Dialect

Canadian jay, camp robber = jezra

eye = ch`inagha`

bearberry = jezramoyanagha`

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blueberry = jija (see Traditional Medicine Category posted on 2.14.08 for specific details).

blueberry bush = jijadichina` (see Traditional Medicine Category posted on 02.14.08 for specific details).

blueberry bog = tujija` (see Traditional Medicine Category posted on 02.14.08 for specific details).

blueberry, unripe = ch`idinlu (see Traditional Medicine Category posted on 02.14.08 for specific details).

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cranberry, bog = dalnodinuts`a`

cranberry, highbush = tsoltso / tsaltsa

cranberry, lowbush = netl`, kwntsan`

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crowberry, blackberry = dzilnolt`ars

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currant, northern black = niltinejija`

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nagoonberry = nin`nikotl`

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raspberries = dwhnikotl`

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cloudberry, salmonberry = nikotl`

white berry = dinuhmo`

Cited From: Discovering Wild Plants–Alaska, Western Canada, the Northwest. Written By Janice J. Schofield, Illustrated by Richard W. Tyler. Published by: Alaska Northwest Books, 1989.

Discovering Wild Plants

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One response to “03.25.08–Athabascan Words of the Week–Berries

  1. What a data of un-ambiguity and preserveness of precious knowledge about unpredicted emotions.

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