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The languages of northern Ambrym, Vanuatu: A guide to the deposited materials in ELAR

Franjieh, Michael (2019) The languages of northern Ambrym, Vanuatu: A guide to the deposited materials in ELAR Language Documentation & Conservation, 13. pp. 83-111.

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Abstract

This paper gives a detailed overview of the archived language documentation materials for the two languages spoken in northern Ambrym, Vanuatu: North Ambrym and Fanbyak. I discuss the speakers and the language situation in northern Ambrym to give readers an introduction to the culture of the area. The archived materials encompass five different research projects focusing on the two languages, including documentation and literacy development projects. Data collection, workflows, file-naming conventions, and community involvement are all discussed. The deposited materials are described along with overviews of the different genres, sub-genres, and keywords to enable users to navigate and discover relevant recordings.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Literature and Languages
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Franjieh, Michaelm.franjieh@surrey.ac.uk
Date : February 2019
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2019 The Author. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International / Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
Uncontrolled Keywords : Language documentation; Vanuatu; Literacy development; Archival materials; North Ambrym; Fanbyak
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 04 Mar 2019 10:12
Last Modified : 04 Mar 2019 10:12
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/850613

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