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Documenting endangered languages

Geoffrey Haig

Documenting endangered languages

achievements and perspectives

by Geoffrey Haig

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Published by De Gruyter Mouton in Berlin, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language obsolescence,
  • Language and languages

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Geoffrey Haig ... [et al.].
    SeriesTrends in linguistics : studies and monographs -- 240
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40.5.L33 D63 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 344 p. :
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25170324M
    ISBN 109783110260014, 9783110260021
    LC Control Number2011030746

    Documenting Relli, an Endangered Language of Andhra Pradesh, India: Jens E. L. Van Gysel: USA: Sanapaná (Paraguay) An Initial Documentation of Traditional Subsistence Methods of the Sanapaná: The Fauna and Flora of the Paraguayan Chaco: Philip Oghenesuowho Ekiugbo: Nigeria: Erohwa (Nigeria) Erohwa Orthography and Lexical Database. With 20 years experience in education and electronic publishing for endangered languages, he is interested in the connections between language documentation, research andrevitalisation, and how media technologies can support these connections. Clyde Tallio is a Nuxalk language and oral history teacher, from Bella Coola B.C. The Endangered Language Alliance () is a non-profit dedicated to documenting and supporting linguistic diversity and endangered languages in New York City and beyond. ELA's archive contains a wide range of unique materials (video, audio, transcriptions, translations, lexical data. Chamacoco (Yshyr) [ceg], also known as Yshyr (o), is one of two extant languages of the Zamucoan language family. Chamacoco (Yshyr) has approximately 1,, speakers scattered across several villages and towns in the northeastern part of the Paraguayan Chaco along the Brazilian border. In , Living Tongues Institute visited the.


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