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A Text in the Bobongko Language (Central Sulawesi, Indonesia) with Sound

Resource File: 
Description: 
The story of Monkey and Turtle, a thirty-four sentence folktale in the Bobongko language of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, is presented with morpheme-by-morpheme glossing and English free translation. This text originally appeared in print in 2001, but is published here for the first time with its sound file.
Series: 
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Language Texts
Series Number: 
001
Publisher: 
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Year Published: 
2010
Subject Language(s): 
Bobongko
ISO 639-3: 
bgb
Publication Language(s): 
English, Bobongko
Contributor(s): 
Massa, Nurlan Andy
author
Mead, David
recordist
Mead, David
transcriber
Mead, David
glosser
Mead, David
translator
Table of Contents: 
Introduction; Text; Notes on the text; List of abbreviations; Notes about the speaker and text collection; References;
Source: 
This text originally appeared on pages 83-88 of: Mead, David. 2001. A preliminary sketch of the Bobongko language. Studies in Sulawesi Linguistics, part 7 (NUSA Linguistic Studies of Indonesian and Other Languages in Indonesia, 49), edited by Wyn D. Laidig, 61-94. Jakarta: Badan Penyelenggara Seri NUSA, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya.
Version History: 
Version 1 [31 August 2010] Story originally recorded January 2001; transcribed, translated and glossed January and February 2001; minor updates August 2010.
Supporting File: 
File Description: 
The recorded story, in its entirety, as a separate WAV file (Note: sound files are also embedded in the main resource PDF)
License: 
This text is licensed under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License


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