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Title:Wangkui – Grammtical Recordings, December 2014
Contributor (compiler):Stephen Morey
Contributor (consultant):Wangkui Ngaimong
Date Created:2014-12-15
Description:Forty-eight recordings in which Mr Wangkui Ngaimong provides some examples that demonstrate Ngaimong grammar. This consists of 48 sound files: nst-ngm_20141215_01_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_02_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_03_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_04_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_05_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_06_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_07_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_08_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_09_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_10_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_11_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_12_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_13_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_14_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_15_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_16_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_17_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_18_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_19_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_20_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_21_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_22_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_23_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_24_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_25_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_26_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_27_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_28_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_29_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_30_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_31_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141215_32_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_01_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_02_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_03_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_04_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_05_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_06_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_07_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_08_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_09_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_10_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_11_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_12_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_13_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_14_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_15_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar nst-ngm_20141216_16_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar The details of these recordings are as follows: nst-ngm_20141215_01_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 2’32”, About the alternative pronunciation of Tone 2. It is high level (sample word /na²/ ‘paddyfield’). There is a falling alternative which is different from the high falling alternative of Tone 1, which we call Tone 4 nst-ngm_20141215_02_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’50”, Further discussion of the alternative of Tone 2. He pronounced two alternatives of the word /him²/ ‘house’ and the pair /ʃu¹/ and /əʃuɔl⁴/ ‘roast’ nst-ngm_20141215_03_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’13”, Discussion of the words for /lu²koŋ²tʰuŋ¹/ ‘ridge pole’ and /lu²koŋ²/ ‘rafter’, how the realisation of the Tone 2 in final position is different, and has a falling tone nst-ngm_20141215_04_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’14”, The word for ‘tree mushroom’ /koŋ²kui²rəŋ²/ nst-ngm_20141215_05_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’09”, Word for a second type of tree mushroom /hoŋ²na³ləŋ¹/ nst-ngm_20141215_06_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’19”, The word for ‘wedding’ /kʰɔl²roŋ²səl¹/ nst-ngm_20141215_07_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’26”, The word for ‘moustache’ /noŋ²buɔn²/ which distinguishes the two mid back rounded vowels / dipththong nst-ngm_20141215_08_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’20”, The word for perspire /rəŋ²lim³səl³/ nst-ngm_20141215_09_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’41”, The words for ‘I am tired’ and njeŋ² tək 'I am tired', or ənjeŋ³ ʃui² 'I am tired' , ʃui² refers to a time or a condition of something. nst-ngm_20141215_10_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 3’26”, Discussion of the word shui /ʃui²/ meaning that a change has occurred and it is confirmed, change of state or condition, and ning /niŋ²/ which means ‘not yet’ nst-ngm_20141215_11_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’16”, About the auxiliary verb /a¹/, which means ‘away’ nst-ngm_20141215_12_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’33”, The word /i³dəl⁴/ 'drop' nst-ngm_20141215_13_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’50”, The word for ‘sink’ which has both the falling final tone and the high level tone varieities of Tone 2 nst-ngm_20141215_14_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’28”, The word /əruk/ for ‘falling’. This is the only word that can be used with rain nst-ngm_20141215_15_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’42”, About words for coming. When homecoming people say vəŋ¹, him² nə² vəŋ¹. həŋ¹ is used when the road is steep, so from the colliery, həŋ¹ əi² 'lets go up' nst-ngm_20141215_16_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’18”, This is the word for climbing up, in verbal /doŋ¹/ and nominal /ədoŋ³/ forms nst-ngm_20141215_17_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’38”, This is the word for going down, with a command, duŋ¹ ka¹ loʔ and the nominal form əduŋ³ kal¹ nst-ngm_20141215_18_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’25”, The words for ‘it disappeared’ maʔka¹ taʔ 'it disappeared' and əməl⁴ rəka¹ taʔ nst-ngm_20141215_19_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’12”, The word for arriving. nst-ngm_20141215_20_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’36”, Words for carrying baby on the back, əpul⁴and pəuʔ in verbal form nst-ngm_20141215_21_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’29”, Words for bring it to me, with the cislocative /ro³/, as ləm²vən³ro³, also the hierarchical pʰəu² nst-ngm_20141215_22_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’32”, Words for push, two forms of Tone 2 nst-ngm_20141215_23_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’28”, Words for ‘landing’, and other pairs of alternative stems, nst-ngm_20141215_24_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’47”, About the word /reŋ³/ ‘own, possess’ nst-ngm_20141215_25_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 5’25”, About the cislocative and hierarchical marking in the imperative. nst-ngm_20141215_26_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’28”, Word for ‘save’ /əpeŋ³/ nst-ngm_20141215_27_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 2’18”, About the words tʰa with Tone 4 and Tone 2 nst-ngm_20141215_28_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’23”, The word i³loʔ ‘to leave a portion of work undone’ nst-ngm_20141215_29_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’11”, The word meaning ‘not together’ nst-ngm_20141215_30_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’33”, The word əjuŋ³ əluɔl⁴which means ‘grow’, the root for ‘big’ usually carries Tone 2 nst-ngm_20141215_31_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’35”, The word for measure ətʰa⁴/measuring/, minimal pair of measure and stay nst-ngm_20141215_32_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’22”, The word for piece /əpʰu²/ with the falling Tone 2, and /əpʰu⁴/ ‘elder brother’ nst-ngm_20141216_01_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’34”, The word for ‘sweet smell’, with the intensifier /vaʔ/ nst-ngm_20141216_02_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’38”, Different tones for the word for ‘sweet’, which has Tone 2, but in the compound meaning ‘taste’ it has Tone 3 nst-ngm_20141216_03_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’30”, The words for ‘stay quiet’ /kəiʔʃik tʰa² loʔ/ nst-ngm_20141216_04_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’23”, The word for ‘red’ /əseŋ²/ and ‘not red’ /seŋ² moʔ/ demonstrating the different forms of Tone 2 (falling when in final position) nst-ngm_20141216_05_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’42”, The word for ‘feel’, /ŋa¹ ʃjen² muk/ ‘I did not feel it’ nst-ngm_20141216_06_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’45”, Words for ‘dry’ in verbal and nominal form. nst-ngm_20141216_07_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 3’07”, The word for ‘dry’ /əsan²/ but the causative is /i³san³/. A number of words were given which carry Tone 2 in nominalised form but Tone 3 in causative, such as /həm/ ‘wet’, /seŋ/ ‘red’, but not in the case of ‘yellow’ where Tone 2 is maintained in the causative. Several other words were recorded like this. nst-ngm_20141216_08_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’50”, Discussion of the word for ‘hot’ which can either be level or falling in the nominalised form, /əkal²/, but when combined the negative it can only be realised level. This was compared with the minimal pair /əkal⁴/ ‘going’ nst-ngm_20141216_09_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’26”, The word ‘make it warm’, /i³lim³ loʔ/ and make it hot. The causative of kal ‘hot’ also carries Tone 3 nst-ngm_20141216_10_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’26”, The words /kəiʔ/ for ‘cool’, ‘not cool/cold’ and ‘make it cold’, showing variation in pitch/tone on stopped syllables nst-ngm_20141216_11_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’09”, The word for ‘hot’ /rəŋ²lim³/ nst-ngm_20141216_12_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’21”, The words for ‘calling the spirit’ /ʨi³ja³ həl³/ nst-ngm_20141216_13_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 1’28”, The word for ‘love’ / miŋ³ʨən³/. Some discussion about the reciprocal prefix kə- relating to ‘love’ nst-ngm_20141216_14_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’20”, About the word ‘kissing’ which is literally ‘suck the face’ nst-ngm_20141216_15_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’38”, The phrase ‘you will be sorry’ / ŋa¹le² kəŋo³ əu²/, literally ‘you will say to yourself I am sorry’ nst-ngm_20141216_16_SM_H5_Wangkui_Grammar_Duration 0’31”, The word ‘cry’, with causatives
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/0e26b0b1-9a22-4d38-ba1d-7eb6b1041988
Is Part Of:DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India
Language:Tase Naga; Tangsa - Ngaimong variety
Language (ISO639):nst
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Tase Naga language
Tangsa - Ngaimong variety
English language
Subject (ISO639):nst
Type (DCMI):Sound


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Citation: Stephen Morey (compiler); Wangkui Ngaimong (consultant). 2014-12-15. DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India.
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