Pamela Munro

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Pamela Munro (b. May 23, 1947[1]) is an American linguist who specializes in Native American languages. A graduate of the University of California, San Diego, her graduate adviser was Margaret Langdon. She is distinguished research professor of linguistics at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has published numerous articles and books on American Indian languages, and was instrumental in the creation of dictionaries for San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec,[2] Chickasaw and Wolof. She is also the editor of a series of books on college slang, Slang U.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Chickasaw Language Committee, Joshua D. Hinson, John P. Dyson, and Pamela Munro, 2012. Anompilbashsha' Asilhha' Holisso: Chickasaw Prayer Book. Ada, OK: Chickasaw Press.
  • Langacker, Ronald W. and Pamela Munro. 1975. "Passives and their meaning", Language 51: 789-830.
  • Lopez, Felipe H., and Pamela Munro. 1998. The United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights translated into San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec.
  • Lopez, Felipe H., and Pamela Munro. 1999. "Zapotec Immigration: The San Lucas Quiaviní Experience". Aztlan. 24, 1: 129-149.
  • Munro, Pamela. 1976. Mojave Syntax. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc.
  • Munro, Pamela and Lynn Gordon. 1982. "Syntactic relations in Western Muskogean: A typological perspective", Language 58: 81-115.
  • Munro, Pamela. 1990. "Stress and vowel length in Cupan absolute nominals", IJAL 56: 217-50.
  • Munro, Pamela. 1993. "The Muskogean II prefixes and their significance for classification", IJAL 59: 374-404.
  • Munro, Pamela. 1996. "Making a Zapotec Dictionary". Dictionaries 17: 131-55.
  • Munro, Pamela. 1999. 'Chickasaw Subjecthood' in External Possession, Doris L. Payne and Immanuel Barshi (eds), Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 251-289.
  • Munro, Pamela. 2002. "Hierarchical Pronouns in Discourse: Third Person Pronouns in San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec Narratives". Southwest Journal of Linguistics 21: 37-66.
  • Munro, Pamela. 2003. "Preserving the Language of the Valley Zapotecs: The Orthography Question." Presented at Language and Immigration in France and the United States: Sociolinguistic Perspectives. University of Texas.
  • Munro, Pamela, et al. 2008. "Yaara' Shiraaw'ax 'Eyooshiraaw'a. Now You're Speaking Our Language: Gabrielino/Tongva/Fernandeño."
  • Munro, Pamela (editor); Susan E. Becker, Gina Laura Bozajian, Deborah S. Creighton, Lori E. Dennis, Lisa Renée Ellzey, Michelle L. Futterman, Ari B. Goldstein, Sharon M. Kaye, Elaine Kealer, Irene Susanne Veli Lehman, Lauren Mendelsohn, Joseph M. Mendoza, Lorna Profant, and Katherine A. Sarafian. 1991. Slang U. New York: Harmony Books. Excerpted as Pamela Munro, with Susan E. Becker, et al. "Party hats and pirates' dreams", Rolling Stone 600 (March 21, 1991): 67-69.
  • Munro, Pamela and Dieynaba Gaye. 1997. Ay Baati Wolof: A Wolof Dictionary (Revised Edition), UCLA Occasional Papers in Linguistics 19.
  • Munro, Pamela, Brook Danielle Lillehaugen and Felipe H. Lopez. 2007 Cali Chiu? A Course in Valley Zapotec.
  • Munro, Pamela and Felipe H. Lopez, with Olivia V. Méndez, Rodrigo Garcia, and Michael R. Galant. 1999. Di'csyonaary X:tèe'n Dìi'zh Sah Sann Lu'uc (San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec Dictionary/ Diccionario Zapoteco de San Lucas Quiaviní). Chicano Studies Research Center Publications, UCLA.
  • Munro, Pamela and Catherine Willmond. 1994. Chickasaw: An Analytical Dictionary. Norman - London: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Saubel, Katherine Siva and Pamela Munro. 1981. Chem'ivillu' (Let's Speak Cahuilla). Los Angeles and Banning, CA: UCLA American Indian Studies Center and Malki Museum Press.
  • Zigmond, Maurice L., Curtis G. Booth, and Pamela Munro. 1990. Kawaiisu: Grammar and Dictionary, with Texts. University of California Publications in Linguistics 119.


  1. ^ Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF) . Retrieved on 2008-05-08.
  2. ^ "Foundation For Endangered Languages. Home". Retrieved 2012-09-02. 

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