Item details
Item ID
Title Multiple languages, PNG etc (rename)
Description Side 1:
• Seseli (Mid Banir R.)
Kukukuku initiation text
• Maralanggka (Maralangko?) -
(mid Watut) myth (MN)
• Jeruje Myth (with Pidgin
translation) (Kukukuku). Sounds like speaker is saying [Jahojei]. Possibly also a language of the Watut river area. Vocabulary to show sound distinctions and phonetics
• 3 texts in Bentseng (Lower
Watut) (MN). (AKA Tshetsie). Stories told in Bentseng with some Pidgin & German from the recorder (German is translated in the elan file).
(Tamil can be erased)
• Latvian
• Maori

Note in AC Report by Peter J.F Newton 19th May 1995:

A small hand-drawn map is also in box. It identifes places on
Banir and Watut Rivers.
The Papuan language Silisili, Middle Banir River, Morobe
Province, PNG.
= Maralango, Austronesian language on south bank of middle
Watut River, Morobe Province, PNG.
Possibly the same language as first entry on this card.

Austronesian languages on Lower Watut River are Silisili (west
bank) and Wampar (left and right banks). Bentseng is on the left
Check if erased.
Baltic language.
Georgian? suggested on box (check).

Tape 422, side 1. Sesili and Maralanggka (Maralangko?) languages.
58.50 End of archive tape. Tape 422, side 1 is continued on the next archive tape.
00.00 AIATSIS announcement. Tape 422, side 1 continued. Jeyuje story with Pidgin translation. Texts in Bentseng.
Tamil grammar. Maori.
35.20 End of Tape 422.

AIATSIS identifier: A16645-16646
Origination date
Origination date free form no date given
Archive link
Arthur Capell
Countries To view related information on a country, click its name
Language as given Seseli, Maralianggka, Jeruje (w/ Tok Pisin translation), Bentseng
Subject language(s) To view related information on a language, click its name
Content language(s) To view related information on a language, click its name
Region / village
Originating university University of Sydney
Operator Nick Fowler-Gilmore
Data Categories primary text
Data Types Sound
Discourse type
Roles Arthur Capell : recorder
DOI 10.4225/72/5890a6847d6c3
Cite as Arthur Capell (collector), Arthur Capell (recorder). Multiple languages, PNG etc (rename). X-WAV/MPEG/TIFF/JPEG/XML. AC1-422 at
Content Files (15)
Filename Type File size Duration File access
AC1-422-A.eaf text/xml 78 KB
AC1-422-A.mp3 audio/mpeg 30.5 MB 00:33:25.940
AC1-422-A.wav audio/x-wav 1.08 GB 00:33:25.920
AC1-422-A2.mp3 audio/mpeg 24.6 MB 00:26:56.769
AC1-422-A2.wav audio/x-wav 888 MB 00:26:56.740
AC1-422-IMG_01.jpg image/jpeg 772 KB
AC1-422-IMG_01.tif image/tiff 28.6 MB
AC1-422-IMG_02.jpg image/jpeg 1.16 MB
AC1-422-IMG_02.tif image/tiff 28.6 MB
AC1-422-IMG_03.jpg image/jpeg 851 KB
AC1-422-IMG_03.tif image/tiff 28.6 MB
AC1-422-IMG_04.jpg image/jpeg 597 KB
AC1-422-IMG_04.tif image/tiff 28.6 MB
AC1-422-IMG_05.jpg image/jpeg 1.03 MB
AC1-422-IMG_05.tif image/tiff 28.6 MB
15 files -- 2.14 GB -- --

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Collection Information
Collection ID AC1
Collection title Arthur Capell recording collection
Description Recordings from a wide range of languages across South-east Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, North America and Europe.
Countries To view related information on a country, click its name
Languages To view related information on a language, click its name
Access Information
Edit access Amanda Harris
Nick Fowler-Gilmore
Julia Colleen Miller
Lauren Booker
Jodie Kell
View/Download access
Data access conditions Open (subject to agreeing to PDSC access conditions)
Data access narrative

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