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Title:How people used to dance by Panmati
Linguistic and Ethnographic Documentation of the Baram Language
Contributor:Dubi Nanda
Contributor (consultant):Panmati
Contributor (translator):KPaudel
Description:This session was recorded in Gorkha district of Nepal. In this session, Panmati a Baram fluent native speaker has told a description of Pandure a traditional dance system.
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.
In this monologue, Panmati who is a fluent native speaker of Baram language describes about Pandure, a traditional style of dance. Old people only dance the Pandure during the Dasain festival. Especially female people put on blouse, saree and frock in this festival. When male people sing the song and play a small drum ‘Madal’ and trumpets, some people dance with this style.
Researcher Assistent, LEDBL Project, Central Department of Linguistics, TU.
Mrs. Panmati Baram is a fluent speaker of Baram language. We started to work with her quite later and have taken several texts from her. She is a good story teller and her texts are generally interesting, systematically organised. She doesn't have front lower teeth and she speaks quite faster so her texts are relatively difficult to understand.
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.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1248697%23
Publisher:Prof. Dr. Tej Ratna Kansakar
Tribhuvan University
Subject:Ritual/religious texts
Undetermined language
Baraamu language
Subject (ISO639):und


Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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DateStamp:  2018-10-31
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Citation: KPaudel (translator); Panmati (consultant); Dubi Nanda. n.d. Prof. Dr. Tej Ratna Kansakar.
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Country: Nepal
Area: Asia

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