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Title:Elicitation of sentences - 2
RG93Sent-2
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Contributor:Speaker8
Speaker6
Raquel
Contributor (consultant):Speaker3
Coverage:Brazil
Date:1993-10-20
Description:ENGLISH: Elicitation of sentences in isolation, in order to investigate topics of the Trumai grammar. The researcher worked with a native consultant, recording the sentences and making questions. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Elicitação de sentenças isoladas com o objetivo de investigar tópicos da gramática do Trumai. A pesquisadora trabalhou com uma falante nativa, gravando as sentenças e fazendo perguntas.
The purpose of the project is to document Trumai, a genetically isolate language spoken in Brazil. The archive consists of a collection of texts in the language, plus other kinds of materials relative to the Trumai culture, such as photos, drawings, songs, educational materials, etc.
Sentences in isolation, recorded with a Trumai consultant (Speaker3). Given that the consultant sometimes had difficulties with the questions in Portuguese, she was helped by another person (who was fully bilingual).
The researcher makes question in Portuguese. The consultant offers the data in Trumai.
There were four participants: the researcher, the Trumai consultant (Speaker3), and two other individuals (Speaker6 and Speaker8), who helped the consultant when necessary.
Speaker8 is a native speaker of Trumai. Her mother is Trumai, her father is Waurá. She was married for a while; nowadays she is separated, living with her parents and her little son.
Speaker3 is a native speaker of Trumai. She lives in the Terra Preta village, in the central area of the Xingu Reserve. Both her parents were Trumai. Speaker3 lived in the Kamayurá village for many years, when she was still married. Nowadays she is separated, living with her daughter and son. She is middle-aged.
Speaker6 is a native speaker of Trumai. Her mother is Trumai, her father (who died when she was still a child) was Kamayurá. Speaker6 is married to a Waurá man, and has many kids. She is considered a good speaker of Trumai, has good knowledge about mythology and about medicinal plants. She is middle-aged.
Raquel is a Brazilian linguist. She has been working with the Trumai people since 1989. She has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Rice University (Houston, Texas, U.S.A).
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Identifier:oai:www.mpi.nl:1839_00-0000-0000-0008-3D86-7
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Elicitation
Sentences
Grammar
Trumai language
Trumaí
Portuguese language
English language
Subject (ISO639):tpy
por
eng
Type:audio

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Citation: Speaker8; Speaker3 (consultant); Speaker6; Raquel. 1993-10-20. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
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