OLAC Record

Title:Coconut rhyme
Documentation and description of Koro, an Oceanic language of Papua New Guinea
Contributor (researcher):Jessica Cleary-Kemp
Contributor (speaker):Margaret Kamau
Coverage:Papua New Guinea
Description:This is a thirty second audio recording of Margaret Kamau reciting a rhyme about a coconut. She repeats it twice. The same rhyme is recited by Maria Pokisel in 2011-04-03-BC-03 and by Kristine Pat in 2012-07-14-AA-03. Recorded at Ida's house in Lopohan. Many people were present, including Kristine Pat, Bruno, Christine (Tata), Susie, and Frances.
Koro is an Oceanic (Austronesian) language spoken by several hundred people on Manus and Los Negros islands, approximately 200 miles off the north coast of the Papua New Guinea mainland. This documentation consists primarily of recorded narratives and conversations in the Papitalai dialect, spoken in Papitalai, Riu Riu, and Naringel villages.
A short traditional rhyme about a coconut.
Margaret speaks the Lopohan dialect of Koro, which is slightly different from the Papitalai dialect.
Jessica Cleary-Kemp is the PI on the project. She conducted the research on Koro during her tenure as a PhD candidate at the University of California, Berkeley.
Margaret Londau Kamau is probably about 60 years old. She lives in the village of Lopohan. The variety of Koro she speaks is slightly different to that spoken in Papitalai village.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1197359%23
Publisher:Jessica Cleary-Kemp
Traditional rhyme
Koro (Papua New Guinea) language
Tok Pisin language
Subject (ISO639):kxr


Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1197359
DateStamp:  2018-09-26
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Citation: Jessica Cleary-Kemp (researcher); Margaret Kamau (speaker). 2012-06-22. Jessica Cleary-Kemp.
Terms: area_Pacific country_PG iso639_kxr iso639_tpi

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Country: Papua New Guinea
Area: Pacific

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