OLAC Record

Title:Getting Married
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: Drawing that shows a young Trumai woman leaving the seclusion period in order to get married. The seclusion, which happens when a girl has her first period, it is ritual of preparation for the adult life. In the drawing, we can see that the young woman has a light skin, due to the fact that she has not get sun during the seclusion. She also carries a hammock, indicating that she will move to the house of her future husband. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Desenho que mostra uma jovem Trumai saindo do período de reclusão para se casar. A reclusão, que ocorre quando a mocinha fica menstruada pela primeira vez, é um ritual de preparo para a vida adulta. No desenho, vemos que a moça tem a pele bem clara, devido ao fato de não ter tomado sol durante o período de reclusão. Ela também carrega uma rede, indicando que irá se mudar para casa de seu futuro marido.
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.
Drawings showing a young woman getting prepared to get married. There are comments for the drawing.
The comments are in Portuguese and English.
The drawings were made by Speaker9.
Speaker9 is a native speaker of Trumai. His mother is Trumai, his father is Waurá. Speaker9 writes well in Trumai; he is also an artist, producing beautiful drawings and paintings.
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).
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Trumai tradition
Portuguese language
English language
Subject (ISO639):por


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Citation: Speaker9; Raquel. 1996-10-25. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
Terms: area_Europe country_GB country_PT iso639_eng iso639_por

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