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Koasati (Coushatta) Language
Koasati is a Muskogean language of the American Southeast.
The language has been in decline, but some young Coushattas are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
Like other Muskogean languages, Koasati is a language with morphologically complex verbs and SOV word order.
Coushatta language samples and resources.
Related links about the Coushatta tribe past and present.
Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of the Coushatta Indian tribe.
Our Online Coushatta Materials
List of vocabulary words in the Koasati Indian language, with comparison to words in other Muskogean languages.
Koasati Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Koasati words.
Coushatta Indian Facts for Kids:
Fact sheet on Coushatta lifestyle in the past and today for kids and other students.
Koasati Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Koasati language.
Koasati Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Koasati language.
Worksheet showing color words in the Koasati language.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Koasati language.
Koasati Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Hello Oklahoma: Koasati Tribe:
Koasati phrasebook, greeting, and sample text.
Linguistic description, spelling and pronounciation of the Koasati language.
Phonological inventory of the Koasati language, with a sample text.
Koasati Linguistic Description Koasati Orthography Koasati Phonology Coushatta Indian Language:
Scanned-in Koasati language materials from the Rosetta Project.
House of Languages: Koasati:
Information about Koasati language usage.
Demographic information about the Koasati language.
Koasati Language Tree:
Theories about Koasati's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Koasati Language Structures:
Koasati linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Coushatta Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Coushatta dictionary available for sale.
Coushatta grammar book available for sale.
Myths and Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians of Texas:
Book of traditional Alabama and Koasati Indian stories for sale.
Additional Resources, Links, and References
Koasati information in Spanish.
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