Note—"With the spelling in use I have learned that it is useless for any person who has not heard a Chinook word used, to try to give its pronunciation. The accented syllable is marked. It must not be supposed, however, that the pronunciation I have given is the only correct one; as already stated, there are often different ways of pronouncing the same word in different localities. The other authors use the letters much a they are used in English, which really means that their sounds, especially those of the vowels, cannot be easily understood until the person hears them sounded by some one who understands their pronunciation." Authority: Myron Eells, D. D. See note under Kalakala, main vocabulary.—Hale.
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