OLAC Record

Title:Wese tells the Waija myth transcription and commentary
Documentation of Eibela
Contributor (researcher):Grant
Contributor (translator):Nicks
Coverage:Papua New Guinea
Description:This is the transcription and translation of the text given in session ailrt0301, including the following files. File ailra0301-1.wav is a recording of Nicks summarizing and translating the story told in session ailrt0301. File ailra0301.pdf is the hand-written transcription prepared by Grant and Nicks as a scanned pdf. File ailra0301.mp4 is a version of the original video file ailrt0301.mp4 in session ailrt0301 which has been reduced in size for use with ELAN. File ailra0301-2.wav is the extracted audio from the video file ailra0301.mp4 for use with ELAN. File ailat0301-1.eaf is a time annotated ELAN transcription with an English free translation. File ailat0301.FLEXTEXT is a database file for Fieldworks Language Explorer with morphological parsing and interlinear glossing of the transcription. File ailat0301-2.eaf is an ELAN transcription created by importing the file ailat0301.FLEXTEXT file created in Fieldworks Language Explorer.
This project consists in the documentation of Eibela, also called Aimele (ISO-639 AIL), as part of a PhD project at James Cook University which will ultimately result in a grammar of the language along with a dictionary and a corpus of texts. Eibela is a severely endangered language with 300 speakers in Lake Campbell, Western Province in Papua New Guinea.
The complete hand-written transcription is provided as a scanned pdf of the researcher's field notebook. The audio recording is of Nicks summarizing and translating the story told in session ailot0301.
Nicks is an Eibela man living in Lake Campbell. Grant Aiton is a PhD researcher transcribing the story in order to research the Eibela language.
PhD Researcher conducting research on the Eibela language
Date of birth is approximate.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1298636%23
Publisher:Grant Aiton
James Cook University
Aimele language
English language
Subject (ISO639):ail


Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1298636
DateStamp:  2019-05-14
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Search Info

Citation: Grant (researcher); Nicks (translator). 2015-08-06. Grant Aiton.
Terms: area_Europe area_Pacific country_GB country_PG iso639_ail iso639_eng

Inferred Metadata

Country: United KingdomPapua New Guinea
Area: EuropePacific

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