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ISO 639-3: mas

The combined catalog of all OLAC participants contains the following resources that are relevant to this language:

Other known names and dialect names: Arusa, Arusha, Baraguyu, Damat, Il-Arusha, Iloodokilani, Kaputiei, Keekonyokie, Kimaasai, Kisonko, Kore, Kwavi, L-Arusha, Laitokitok, Loitai, Lumbwa, Maa, Maasai, Matapo, Moitanik, Parakuyo, Purko, Siria, Wuasinkishu

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Primary texts

  1. ONLINEMaasai Genesis Translation. The Bible Society of Kenya. 1954. The British and Foreign Bible Society. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_mas_gen-1
  2. ONLINEMaa language project: Kenyan Southern Maasai, Samburu. Ole-Kotikash, Leonard; Ole-Lekutit, A. Keswe Mapena; Tukuoo, Sarah; Ole-Naiyomah, Kimeli; Ole-Ronkei, Renoi; Ole-Ronkei, Morompi; Nalangu, Daniel; Ole-Kirisuah, Josiah; Lentoror, Stephen; Lekempe, Moses; Payne, Doris L. 1993. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:2813

Lexical resources

  1. ONLINECrúbadán language data for Maasai. Kevin Scannell. 2018. The Crúbadán Project. oai:crubadan.org:mas
  2. ONLINEMaasai Swadesh List. n.a. n.d. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_mas_swadesh-1
  3. ONLINEMaa (Maasai) online dictionary. Ole-Kotikash, Leonard; Payne, Doris L. 2005. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:31856

Language descriptions

  1. ONLINEGlottolog 4.4 Resources for Masai. n.a. 2021. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:masa1300
  2. ONLINEPHOIBLE 2.0 phonemic inventories for Masai. n.a. 2019. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. oai:phoible.org:masa1300
  3. ONLINEMaasai Phonology. Reimer, Dietrich. 1982. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_mas_phon-1
  4. Functions of Maa 'peê' + low tone: a case study of discourse-driven polysemy. Payne, Doris L. 2004. s.n. oai:sil.org:3070
  5. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Maasai. n.a. 2021. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wals.info:maa

Other resources about the language

  1. ONLINELinguistic Analyses: the Non-Bantu Languages of North-Eastern Africa. Tucker, A. N.; Bryan, M. A. 1966. Oxford University Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:848
  2. ONLINEA Maasai Grammar with Vocabulary. Tucker, A. N.; Mpaayei, J. Tompo Ole. 1955. Longmans, Green & Co. oai:refdb.wals.info:850
  3. ONLINEAspekt im Maa. König, Christa. 1993. Institut für Afrikanistik. oai:refdb.wals.info:1976
  4. ONLINEThe Masai: their language and folklore. Hollis, A. C. 1905. Clarendon Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:2425
  5. ONLINELinguistic Diversity in Space and Time. Nichols, Johanna. 1992. University of Chicago Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:4050
  6. ONLINELessons in Maa. A Grammar of Maasai Language. Mol, Frans. 1995. Maasai Center. oai:refdb.wals.info:5073
  7. Assessment of Bible translation and literacy needs of the Samburu language group. De Groot, Martien. 1987. Nairobi : Bible Translation and Literacy (EA). oai:gial.edu:740
  8. A sociolinguistic profile of Maasai - Samburu - Ilchamus languages. Sim, Ronald James. 1980. Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics Library. oai:gial.edu:8196
  9. ONLINEMaasai: a language of Kenya. n.a. 2018. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com:mas
  10. ONLINE2013-12-14-Mtambalo. Dr. Karsten Legère (researcher). n.d. DoBeS archive : Akie. oai:www.mpi.nl:lat_1839_00_0000_0000_0021_7AF5_6
  11. ONLINE2013-12-14-Mtambalo. Dr. Karsten Legère (researcher). n.d. DoBeS archive : Akie. oai:www.mpi.nl:tla_1839_00_0000_0000_0021_7AF5_6
  12. ONLINEMaasai Detailed Description. Reimer, Dietrich. 1982. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_mas_detail-1
  13. Maa color terms and their use as human descriptors. Payne, Doris L. 2003. s.n. oai:sil.org:726
  14. Active, inverse and passive in Maasai. Payne, Doris L.; Hamaya, Mitsuyo; Jacobs, Peter. 1994. Voice and inversion, T. Givón (ed.). oai:sil.org:1268
  15. ONLINEMaasai gender in typological perspective. Payne, Doris L. 1998. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:1354
  16. ONLINEArgument structure and locus of affect in the Maasai external possession construction. Payne, Doris L. 1997. Special session on syntax and semantics in Africa: proceedings of the twenty-third annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 14-17, 1997, Ashley C. Bailey, et al. (eds.). oai:sil.org:1780
  17. Review of: Aspekt im Maa, by Christa Konig. Payne, Doris L. 1995. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:1873
  18. ONLINEThe Maasai external possessor construction. Payne, Doris L. 1997. Essays on language function and language type: dedicated to T. Givón, Joan Bybee, John Haiman and Sandra A. Thompson (eds.). oai:sil.org:2351
  19. The interpretation of "possessor raising" in a Maasai dialect. Payne, Doris L.; Barshi, Immanuel. 1996. Proceedings of the Sixth International Nilo-Saharan linguistics conference, Santa Monica 1995, March 27-29, M. Lionel Bender and Thomas J. Hinnebusch (eds.). oai:sil.org:2451
  20. How to develop a new intransitive: the story of Maa "sip" "make smooth, lick clean, bless, kill, tell the truth", and "be certain". Payne, Doris L. 2001. The First Seoul International Conference on Discourse and Cognitive Linguistics: Perspectives on the 21st Century, Seoul, Korea, June 9-10, 2001. oai:sil.org:2810
  21. Phonetic correlates of tongue root vowel contrasts in Maa. Post, Mark W.; Payne, Doris L.; Guion, Susan G. 2004. s.n. oai:sil.org:3142
  22. A frame semantics approach to lexemic structure: uncovering the truth abut Maa a-síp. Ole-Kotikash, Leonard; Ole-Lekutit, A. Keswe Mapena; Payne, Doris L. 2001. s.n. oai:sil.org:3579
  23. A sociolinguistic profile of Maasai-Samburu-Ilchamus languages. Sim, Ronald J. 1980. Summer Institute of Linguistics. oai:sil.org:3997
  24. Argument structure and Maasai possessive interpretation: implications for language learning. Payne, Doris L.; Barshi, Immanuel. 1998. Foreign language learning: psycholinguistic studies on training and retention, Alice F. Healy and Lyle E. Bourne (eds.). oai:sil.org:4799
  25. The foundational nature of self in Ndorobo world view. Ashdown, Shelley Gay. 2001. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:9640
  26. Verb initial languages and information order. Payne, Doris L. 1995. Word order in discourse, Pamela Downing and Michael Noonan (eds.). oai:sil.org:25828
  27. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Masai. Damir Cavar, eLinguistics Foundation Board Member (editor); Malgorzata E. Cavar, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2021-09-24. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_mas

Other known names and dialect names: Arusa, Arusha, Baraguyu, Damat, Il-Arusha, Iloodokilani, Kaputiei, Keekonyokie, Kimaasai, Kisonko, Kore, Kwavi, L-Arusha, Laitokitok, Loitai, Lumbwa, Maa, Maasai, Matapo, Moitanik, Parakuyo, Purko, Siria, Wuasinkishu

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