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Young, Robert W. 1912-2007

Overview
Works: 75 works in 288 publications in 4 languages and 4,900 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  History  Folklore  Fiction  Periodicals  Poetry  Readers (Publications)  Legends  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Redactor
Classifications: PM2007, 497.2
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Most widely held works about Robert W Young
 
Most widely held works by Robert W Young
The Navajo language : a grammar and colloquial dictionary by Robert W Young( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable, electronic version of The Navajo language: a grammar and colloquial dictionary. Includes paradigm charts for selected verbs
Athabaskan language studies : essays in honor of Robert W. Young( )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analytical lexicon of Navajo by Robert W Young( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political history of the Navajo tribe by Robert W Young( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical backgrounds for modern Indian law & order : [an outline of Indian history] by Robert W Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Navajo yearbook( )

in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navajo Coyote tales by William Morgan( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six tales of that eternal trickster Coyote
Little herder in autumn by Ann Nolan Clark( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1988 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Navajo girl describes her life, her home and her family
Colloquial Navaho : a dictionary by Robert W Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary addresses the inadequacy of literal translation when working with idioms. It offers interpretations based on the general meaning of a phrase rather than the individual words that comprise the expressions
The Navaho language : the elements of Navaho grammar with a dictionary in two parts containing basic vocabularies of Navaho and English by Robert W Young( Book )

29 editions published between 1943 and 2019 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Navajo verb system : an overview by Robert W Young( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leading authority on Navajo verb morphology, Young brought over sixty years of experience to this study. This volume, which Young called a handbook, not only details the features of verb structure and inflection but also reflects the grammatical processes that generate a wealth of concrete lexical derivatives from a relatively small number of abstract verbal roots."--Pub. desc
Navajo historical selections : selected, edited and translated from the Navajo by Robert W Young( Book )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Navajo and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects stories and articles by Navajos, originally published in Adahoonitigii, the Navajo language monthly newspaper, recording Navajo attitudes and reactions to important events in the history of the Navajo nation
Little herder in summer. Shíigo nańiłkaadí yázhí by Ann Nolan Clark( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1950 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vocabulary of colloquial Navaho by Robert W Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trouble at Round Rock by Left-handed Mexican Clansman( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of the Navajo in the southwestern drama by Robert W Young( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and German and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The pages which follow tell the story of the Navajo people, pieced together from achaeological and linguistic research, from the chronicles of Spanish conquistadores and their successors, or historical writings based on these documents and from the written records of the American period. For the story of the past 30 years, the author has drawn not only on a wealth of documentary material but on his first-hand knowledge as well, for during the past three decades he was an active participant in Navajo history."--From the preface
Coyote tales by William Morgan( Book )

4 editions published between 1949 and 1968 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of traditional Navajo folk tales featuring the trickster Coyote
Little herder in spring = Dáago nańiłkaadí yázhí by Ann Nolan Clark( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Navajo girl describes her life, her home, and her family
The Ramah Navahos : Tłʼohchiníjí diné kéédahatʼíinii baa haneʼ by Hastiin Biyo̕ Łání Yę́ę Biye̕( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in Navajo and English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navajo life series : primer by Hildegard Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1965 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Analytical lexicon of Navajo
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Analytical lexicon of NavajoNavajo Coyote talesLittle herder in autumnColloquial Navaho : a dictionaryThe Navajo verb system : an overview
Alternative Names
Robert W. Young American linguist

Robert W. Young lingüista estadounidense

Robert W. Young lingüista estatunidenc

Robert W. Young linguista statunitense

Robert W. Young linguiste américain

Robert W. Young llingüista estauxunidense (1912–2007)

Young, R. W.

Young, Robert

Young Robert 1912-2007

Young, Robert W., 1912-

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