Collection details
Collection ID KCP2
Title Shubo Li Kufo materials
Description The KCP2 collection consists of audio-visually recorded and transcribed interviews on the phonetics and phonology of the Kufo language, which are conducted and collected by Shubo Li for her Honours thesis 'A Phonological Sketch of the Kufo Language' at the Australian National University. This project follows on from the 2021 Field Methods course at the Australian National University (collection KCP1 @, and the data is collected with one diaspora speaker, Haroun Kafi, from November 2021 to October 2022.

Kufo (also known as Kufa or Kufa-Lima) is a variety of the Kanga language, which is spoken by approximately 8,000 people in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, and is classified as endangered or severely endangered. Kanga is classified as part of the Kadu language family, which possibly affiliates to the disputed Nilo-Saharan phylum. The ISO code of the Kanga language is KCP.

File-naming conventions for data collection methods:
• -zoom: collected with the Zoom online meeting software
• -h6nt3: collected with the Zoom h6 field recorder and a cardioid Rode nt3 microphone
• -h5: collected with a Zoom h5 field recorder and a Shure head-mounted microphone
• -xa50ntg: collected with a Canon xa50 camera and a Rode ntg microphone

Please cite this collection as: Shubo Li (collector), Haroun Kafi (speaker), 2021. Shubo Li Kufo materials. Collection KCP2 at

If there is any question, please email the researcher at [email protected].
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Operator Shubo Li
Originating university Australian National University
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DOI 10.26278/946X-HW04
Cite as Shubo Li (collector), 2021. Shubo Li Kufo materials. Collection KCP2 at [Other Access].
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Items in Collection (62)

Item Title Actions
20211115_MinimalPairs1 Vowel and tonal minimal pairs and near minimal pairs View
20211129_MinimalPairs2 Tonal minimal pairs View
20211213_Animals1 Mammals and birds, hunting and cooking View
20211220_Animals2 Insects View
20220120_Animals3 Fish and mammals View
20220203_Animals4 Mammals, birds, and reptiles View
20220217_Tones1 Tone patterns in singular/plural noun contrasts View
20220303_Geminates1 Geminates and regular/intensified adjectives View
20220317_Vowels1 Back vowels in selected disyllabic CVCV words View
20220331_Vowels2 Front and middle vowels in selected disyllabic CVCV words View

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