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Title:The conversation about who is the best
WhoBest
Linguistic and Ethnographic Documentation of the Baram Language
Contributor:Dubi Nanda
Contributor (consultant):Dammar
Tok Man
Contributor (recorder):Dubi Nanda
Coverage:Nepal
Date:2009-09-23
Description:This session contains a conversation about who is the best in the village. This session was recorded in Gorkha district of western Nepal. In this session,
This project aims to document Baram, a seriously endangered language of Nepal, for its preservation and promotion. For this purpose, we will develop a corpus of the various texts of the Baram language and thereby prepare resources such as its sketch grammar, lexicon and ethnographic profile. To revitalize the language, we will develop Baram orthography and prepare a Baram primer to facilitate its use in basic education and literacy programmes. The audio-video recordings of the Baram database will be archived with its annotation in a website for its accessibility to linguists, ethnographers and the Baram speech community.
Tokman Baram narrates a short description about Bhote, Tibetan people and their social setting. In this description the Bhote people cover their house with wooden planks. They stay in lowland during winter and goes upper side summer. If anybody goes from down, they give them a big boiled potato. Because the cattle can’t walk, they rear the sheep and like that only in all villages. Tokman also tells a myth related to the buffalo and cow. He also makes some proto forms of many Tibetan place names like Kutang Bhote, Syar Bhote, Karung Bhote etc. Finally, Tokman concludes that it is difficult for Bhote people.
Mr. Krishna Paudel is a Research Assistant (RA) in this project. He has been actively participate in the field work, computing and other activeities.
Mr. Dubi Nanda Dhakal is a Research Assistant (RA) in this project. He has been actively participate in the field work, computing and other activeities.
Mr. Tok Man Baram is a fluent speaker of Baram language. We started to work with him from the beginning of the project. and have taken several texts from him. He is a good story teller.His texts are generally interesting, systematically organised and clear.
Format:audio/x-wav
text/x-eaf+xml
text/plain
text/xml
DVD
Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1247610
MDP0158
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1247610%23
Publisher:Prof. Dr. Tej Ratna Kansakar
Tribhuvan University
Subject:Discourse
Conversation
Unspecified
Nepali (individual language)
Nepali
Baraamu language
Baram
Subject (ISO639):npi
brd
Type:Audio

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Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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Citation: Dammar (consultant); Dubi Nanda; Dubi Nanda (recorder); Tok Man (consultant). 2009-09-23. Prof. Dr. Tej Ratna Kansakar.
Terms: area_Asia country_NP iso639_brd iso639_npi

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Country: Nepal
Area: Asia


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