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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1282489

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Title:QUSF2018_01_27S1 Oyacoto
QUSF2018_01_27S1
Urgent video documentation of Ecuadorian Highland Quichua (a Quechuan language): focus on regions of imminent language shift
Contributor (researcher):Simeon
Coverage:Ecuador
Date:2018-01-27
Description:This recording is the first recording made for the ELDP project for Pichincha Quichua and surrounding areas and is in an interview format. The community of Oyacoto has speakers of Quichua in their 60s and even 50s, a little younger than the other nearby areas. At the beginning of the recording two women of Oyacoto speak about community history and the conditions in the area when they were younger. They describe their current lifestyle and mention local agriculture, using interesting terms like “sara mama” (mother corn). Discussions of toponyms provide some interesting information, including variation in stress patterns such as “Yarúqui” instead of the standard “Yaruquí”.
Ecuadorian Highland Quichua is a distinct Quechuan language unique to the Ecuadorian Andes, unintelligible with any other language in the Quechuan family. It is currently undergoing rapid shift to Spanish in all regions where it is spoken, but the most extreme language shift is found in Province of Pichincha where in most indigenous communities the only speakers are of advanced age. This project continues an ongoing effort to document Ecuadorian Highland Quichua across multiple provinces. This phase of the project focuses on areas of high language endangerment in Pichincha Province and bordering areas of neighboring provinces. Participants from multiple communities collaborate in filming conversations and activities including spoken Quichua in order to create a register of linguistic diversity across different dialects and micro-varieties. The recordings are then transcribed and translated to Spanish by a team of native speaker researchers.
Sessions include conversation and activities, semi-structured in collaboration with participants.
Format:video/mp4
audio/x-wav
text/x-pfsx+xml
text/x-eaf+xml
Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1282489
MDP0374_Floyd
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1282489%23
Publisher:Simeon Floyd
Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Subject:Discourse
Calderón Highland Quichua language
Quichua, Calderón Highland
Imbabura Highland Quichua language
Quichua, Imbabura Highland
Chimborazo Highland Quichua language
Quichua, Chimborazo Highland
Subject (ISO639):qud
qvi
qug
Type:Video
Audio

OLAC Info

Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OAI Info

OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1282489
DateStamp:  2019-05-24
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Search Info

Citation: Simeon (researcher). 2018-01-27. Simeon Floyd.
Terms: area_Americas country_EC iso639_qud iso639_qug iso639_qvi

Inferred Metadata

Country: Ecuador
Area: Americas


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