OLAC Record

Title:The Child Born of Calf Muscle
Documentation and Description of the Hrusso Aka Language of Arunachal Pradesh
Contributor:Vivek 'Abu' Sangcho
Abu Aglasow
Sony Jabasow
Contributor (consultant):Bichi Sangcho
Contributor (recorder):Thomas Small
Contributor (researcher):Vijay D'Souza
Description:This is a folk story narration by Bichi Sangcho. Recorded outside St. Berchmans' School, Thrizino. Fairly quiet village surroundings; outdoors. Micropones: Audio Technica 803B lavalier omnidirectional condenser microphones - 2, one for each stereo channel, both attached to speaker's collar. Recorded on Marantz PMD 661 MK2 solid state recorder, Recording Specs: Sample rate 48000 Hz, 32 bit float. Audio recorded separately and mixed later with video using Windows Movie Maker. video camera: Sony PJ 540
Daughter of Atuĝam Sidisow, married to Sancha Sangcho, mother to 6 children (2 of whom are living): Lupa Sangcho, and Sita Rahman, grandmother of Vivek 'Abu' and Mareena Sangcho. Known as 'Binota'. Elder sister of the present MLA, Kumsi Sidisow. Original village: Jamiri (after her ancestors' migration from Dijangania), moved after marriage to Thrizino.
Born in Karnataka, India. Working in Northeast India as a Jesuit since 1999. Involved with Hrusso Aka orthography development and language support since 1999, having learned the language at Palizi while teaching. Currently doing a DPhil (PhD) in linguistics at the University of Oxford, UK (Thesis: A Grammar of Hrusso Aka). Founder and leader of the Hrusso Literature Team, formed in 2017.
Son of Amita and Lupa Sangcho. Grandson of Bichi Sangcho. Miji by birth, but born and brought up at Thrizino. Grew up speaking Arunachali Hindi as a first language. Very fluent in English. Semi-fluent in Hrusso Aka.
Married to Bontŝe Aglasow, brother of the Headman fo Gijiri, the father of 7 children. Original village: Gijiri
Son of Kalo and Abamei (née Sakrinsow) Jabasow. Miji by birth, but born and brought up in Thrizino, speaking Hrusso as his mother tongue. Mother is Hrusso; Father is Miji, but bilingual in Miji and Aka. 'Jabasow' is a Hrusso version of the Miji surname 'Jabowju'.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1214070%23
Publisher:Vijay D'Souza
University of Oxford
English language
Hruso language
Hindi language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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DateStamp:  2019-01-08
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Citation: Bichi Sangcho (consultant); Vijay D'Souza (researcher); Thomas Small (recorder); Vivek 'Abu' Sangcho; Abu Aglasow; Sony Jabasow. 2016-05-01. Vijay D'Souza.
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Country: United KingdomIndia
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