Item details
Item ID
MR1-036
Title Kuanua (Nodup), Siar (wordlists)
Description Kuanua (Nodup) A B C D
Siar A B C D
Origination date 1980-01-01
Origination date free form 1977-1982
Archive link https://catalog.paradisec.org.au/repository/MR1/036
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Collector
Malcolm Ross
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Language as given Kuanua, Siar
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Dialect Nodup
Region / village
Originating university Australian National University
Operator Jill Vaughan
Data Categories primary text
Data Types Sound
Discourse type
Roles
DOI 10.4225/72/56FFE0BD315C2
Cite as Malcolm Ross (collector), 1980. Kuanua (Nodup), Siar (wordlists). JPEG/TIFF/PDF/MPEG/X-WAV. MR1-036 at catalog.paradisec.org.au. https://dx.doi.org/10.4225/72/56FFE0BD315C2
Content Files (12)
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MR1-036-1.jpg image/jpeg 294 KB
MR1-036-1.tif image/tiff 23.6 MB
MR1-036-2.jpg image/jpeg 545 KB
MR1-036-2.tif image/tiff 28.6 MB
MR1-036-3.jpg image/jpeg 530 KB
MR1-036-3.tif image/tiff 28.6 MB
MR1-036-A_Tolai_Nodup.pdf application/pdf 3.79 MB
MR1-036-A.mp3 audio/mpeg 25.6 MB 00:28:00.410
MR1-036-A.wav audio/x-wav 933 MB 00:28:00.400
MR1-036-B_Siar.pdf application/pdf 10.4 MB
MR1-036-B.mp3 audio/mpeg 17.7 MB 00:19:21.539
MR1-036-B.wav audio/x-wav 647 MB 00:19:21.509
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Collection Information
Collection ID MR1
Collection title Malcolm Ross tapes
Description Recordings, mainly of wordlists from Oceanic Austronesian languages, most of them in Papua New Guinea, collected as a basis for comparative-historical work, mostly between 1977 and 1982. Consultants were often students training at the then Goroka Teachers' College to be high-school teachers. Some were high-school students. Sometimes, especially with earlier recordings, all or part of the elicitation session was recorded. In other cases a consultant had provided a written list, and s/he was asked to read it for the tape. There were four wordlists, A, B, C and D, plus a phrase list for collecting grammatical structures. The wordlists contain 430 items and were intended for historical linguistic purposes, but only rarely did I collect anywhere near 430 items. Recordings often do not cover all four lists. The recordings are of varying quality, because the equipment was primitive (a battery-driven portable cassette recorder), recording conditions were sometimes difficult, and storage conditions were not always the best.
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Access Information
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Data access conditions Open (subject to agreeing to PDSC access conditions)
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