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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. Payne, Doris L.; 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. 1993-2008. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:2813

Lexical resources

  1. 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
  2. ONLINEMaa (Maasai) online dictionary. Payne, Doris L.; Ole-Kotikash, Leonard. 2005-08. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:31856

Language descriptions

  1. ONLINEGlottolog 2.3 Resources for Masai. n.a. 2014. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:masa1300
  2. ONLINEPHOIBLE Online phonemic inventories for Masai. n.a. 2014. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:phoible.org:mas
  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. Journal of Language Sciences. oai:sil.org:3070
  5. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Maasai. n.a. 2008. 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. 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. Korean Society of Discourse and Cognition. oai:sil.org:2810
  8. Maa color terms and their use as human descriptors. Payne, Doris L. 2003. Anthropological Linguistics. oai:sil.org:726
  9. Verb initial languages and information order. Payne, Doris L. 1995. Typological Studies in Language. oai:sil.org:25828
  10. The foundational nature of self in Ndorobo world view. Ashdown, Shelley Gay. 2001. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:9640
  11. Phonetic correlates of tongue root vowel contrasts in Maa. Payne, Doris L.; Guion, Susan G.; Post, Mark W. 2004. Journal of Phonetics. oai:sil.org:3142
  12. ONLINEThe Maasai external possessor construction. Payne, Doris L. 1997. John Benjamins Publishing Company. oai:sil.org:2351
  13. The interpretation of "possessor raising" in a Maasai dialect. Payne, Doris L.; Barshi, Immanuel. 1996. Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere. oai:sil.org:2451
  14. ONLINEMaasai gender in typological perspective. Payne, Doris L. 1998. Studies in African Linguistics. oai:sil.org:1354
  15. Active, inverse and passive in Maasai. Payne, Doris L.; Hamaya, Mitsuyo; Jacobs, Peter. 1994. Typological Studies in Language. oai:sil.org:1268
  16. Review of: Aspekt im Maa, by Christa Konig. Payne, Doris L. 1995. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics. oai:sil.org:1873
  17. A frame semantics approach to lexemic structure: uncovering the truth abut Maa a-síp. Payne, Doris L.; Ole-Kotikash, Leonard; Ole-Lekutit, A. Keswe Mapena. 2001. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics. oai:sil.org:3579
  18. ONLINEArgument structure and locus of affect in the Maasai external possession construction. Payne, Doris L. 1997. Berkeley Linguistics Society. oai:sil.org:1780
  19. A sociolinguistic profile of Maasai-Samburu-Ilchamus languages. Sim, Ronald J. 1980. Language Data, African Series. oai:sil.org:3997
  20. Argument structure and Maasai possessive interpretation: implications for language learning. Payne, Doris L.; Barshi, Immanuel. 1998. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. oai:sil.org:4799
  21. ONLINEMaasai Detailed Description. Reimer, Dietrich. 1982. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_mas_detail-1
  22. 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
  23. A sociolinguistic profile of Maasai - Samburu - Ilchamus languages. Sim, Ronald James. 1980. Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics Library. oai:gial.edu:8196
  24. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Masai. Anthony Aristar, Director of Linguist List (editor); Helen Aristar-Dry, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2014-10-01. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_mas
  25. ONLINEMaasai: a language of Kenya. n.a. 2013. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com: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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