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Languages of North Borneo
Description:DATA SET NAME: Lebu' Kulit PROJECT NAME: Languages of North Borneo PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The objective of this project, is to document, describe and preserve two endangered Kenyah languages, Lebu' Kulit and Òma Lóngh and two Punan/Penan languages, Punan Tubu and Penan Benalui all spoken in the Provinces of East and North Kalimantan in Indonesia. Previous fieldwork has consisted almost exclusively of wordlists. Yet a comprehensive description of Kenyah and Punan/Penan languages can only be achieved once textual data has been collected in at least some isolects, so an analysis can be made of its morphology and syntax. Recording Kenyah and Punan/Penan isolects in electronic form, transcribing the recordings, and describing their structure will not only be a boon to Austronesian studies and to general linguistics, but may also instill a pride of the language among its speakers, and encourage them to preserve their cultural and linguistic heritage. This, in turn, will be a small addition to international efforts to preserve the world's cultural and linguistic diversity. One of the projects was co-funded by the Culture Unit of UNESCO office, Jakarta, in 2004/2005, and another is currently in progress. They entail of recording various types of texts, including oral literature and oral history; transcribing texts with the assistance of native consultants; analyzing the texts to produce linguistic studies; and last but not least, making texts available to members of the community on audio cassettes as well as in written form. Poems, songs, music, and dances performed by members of Lebu' Kulit Òma Lóngh, Penan Benalui and Punan Tubu communities have been video recorded. Finally, automatically generated glossaries of Lebu' Kulit, Òma Lóngh, Penan Benalui and Punan Tubu have been produced, with a view to producing dictionaries of the isolects in the future. HOW TO CITE: Soriente, Antonia, 2015. Language Documentation in North Borneo Database: Kenyah, Penan Benalui and Punan Tubu. A joint project of the Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, the Center for Language and Culture Studies, Atma Jaya Catholic University and the University of Naples 'L'Orientale'. ------------------------------------ Jakarta Field Station, Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 1999-2015. From 1999 to 2015, the Department of Linguistics of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA), under the directorship of Bernard Comrie, maintained a Field Station in Jakarta, Indonesia, hosted by Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya. The Jakarta Field Station (JFS) was headed by David Gil, with Uri Tadmor (1999-2009) and John Bowden (2010-2015) as the local managers, and Bradley Taylor in charge of data management. The MPI-EVA JFS engaged in a variety of projects involving the documentation, description and analysis of the languages of Indonesia. The major focus was on the compilation of corpora of naturalistic speech, while an additional focus involved the development of lexical databases. The largest single project of the JFS was a longitudinal study of the acquisition of Jakarta Indonesian by 8 young children, resulting in a naturalistic speech corpus of over 900,000 utterances. Additional child-language projects studied the bilingual acquisition of Jakarta Indonesian and Javanese, and of Jakarta Indonesian and Italian. Adult-language projects focused primarily on varieties of Malay/Indonesian and other Malayic languages, on dialects of Javanese, and on Land Dayak languages, while smaller projects covered a variety of other languages. The largest corpora are from Malayic varieties of Sumatra (over 470,000 utterances), Malayic varieties of West Kalimantan (over 330,000 utterances), Javanese dialects (over 130,000 utterances), Eastern varieties of Malay (over 120,000 utterances), Land Dayak languages of West Kalimantan (over 100,000 utterances), and Jakarta Indonesian (over 75,000 utterances). While much of the work took place in Jakarta, the JFS also maintained a branch field station in Padang, hosted by Universitas Bung Hatta, plus additional field sites of a more ad hoc nature in locations such as Kerinci, Jambi, Pontianak, Ternate, Kupang and Manokwari. Several of the JFS projects benefited from collaboration with other institutions, including LIPI (the Indonesian Institute of Sciences), the Australian National University, KITLV, the University of Delaware, the University of Naples "L'Orientale", Yale University, and others. Scholars citing MPI-EVA JFS data are expected to provide appropriate acknowledgement. Citations of data from individual projects should be made in the way specified at the project level. Alternatively, the entirety of the JFS data may be cited collectively as follows: Gil, David, Uri Tadmor, John Bowden and Bradley Taylor (2015) Data from the Jakarta Field Station, Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 1999-2015.
Elicitation of sentences with Dollop Mamung in Tanjung Selor. most are elicitations on voice
Publisher:Antonia Soriente
Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale"
Punan Tubu language
Punan Tubu'
Subject (ISO639):puj


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Citation: PUNDOL. 2008-11-26. Antonia Soriente.
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