Annotated Swadesh wordlists for the Pomo group (Hokan family).
Languages included: Kashaya [pom-pok], Southern Pomo [pom-pos], Central Pomo [pom-poc], Northern Pomo [pom-pon], Eastern Pomo [pom-poe], Southeastern Pomo [pom-pse], Northeastern Pomo [pom-pne].
McLendon 1996 = Sally McLendon. Sketch of Eastern Pomo, a Pomoan Language / Handbook of North American Indians. v. 17. Languages. Washington, 1996, pp. 507-550. // A sketch of Eastern Pomo grammar, accompanied by assorted vocabulary.
McLendon 1973 = Sally McLendon. Proto Pomo. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press. // A reconstruction of Proto-Pomo phonology and morphology, accompanied by a list of reconstructed Proto-Pomo stems with their reflexes in daughter languages.
Moshinsky 1970 = Moshinsky, Julius Barry. Southeastern Pomo Grammar. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley // A descriptive grammar of Southeastern Pomo.
O’Connor 1987 = O’Connor, Mary Catherine. Topics in Northern Pomo grammar. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley // A study of some aspects of Northern Pomo grammar.
Oswalt 1961 = Oswalt, Robert Louis. A Kashaya Grammar (Southwestern Pomo). Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley // A detailed descriptive grammar of Kashaya.
Oswalt 1964 = Oswalt, Robert L. The Internal Relationships of the Pomo Family of Languages. In: XXXV Congreso International de Americanistas. Mexico. Pp. 413-427. // A brief article containing 100-word Swadesh lists for all Pomoan languages. Given the complete absence of published dictionaries of Pomoan languages, this is the only available source of Pomoan basic vocabulary. Kashaya, Southern, Central, and Northern Pomo forms were collected by Oswalt himself, Eastern Pomo by Sally McLendon, Southeastern by George Grekoff, and Northeastern by Abraham Halpern.
NOTES ON TRANSLITERATION
The Eastern Pomo alphabet is transliterated as follows:
|p ||p |
The transcription system used by R. Oswalt and J. Moshinsky for Southeastern Pomo is transliterated into UTS as follows:
The transcription system used by R. Oswalt for Kashaya, Southern Pomo, Central Pomo, Northern Pomo, and Northeastern Pomo is transliterated into UTS as follows:
The symbol □ (in the Kashaya list) indicates that, although there is no phonetic syllable, there is one morphophonemically, as shown by the placement of the pitch accent in a phrase. The symbol ° represents alternating length [Oswalt 1964: 423].
Database compiled by: M. Zhivlov (last update: July 2013).