DOBES Archive

ncm20120828-01
Recording of the SNG comparative word list with Nambo speaker. Some paradigm work at the end. Keywords: elicitation, wordlist, declension of pronouns
ncm20131012-01
Elicitation of the Sun and Wind story. Elicitation was facilitated by a second speaker (Mary Dibod) who said the sentences in Nen first, then Ruscien repeated them in Nmbo. Recorded using the Zoom H4N with the AKGC520 head-mounted microphone, isolating the speaker's audio. The zoom track (-zoom) captures the audio of others who are present. The speaker comes from Arufi and speaks Nmbo. She has married a Nen speaker and they live in Bimadbn Village. Keywords: Narrative; Sun and Wind story; Phonetics.
nqn20120803-03
Trip to Jimmy's yam garden in Zeri. Multiple recording devices used. Audio files (JMa) recorded with Zoom H4N; video recorded using Canon G-12 digital camera (JMc) and Canon video camera (PJv). nqn20120830-03-JMa01.wav: discussion of rotten yams, taro types and small yams. nqn20120830-03-JMa02.wav: yam planting magic, first told in English, then in Nen. (This is transcribed and included in this session). nqn20120830-03-JMa03.wav: the importance of fertilizing yam gardens; black taro (kabian); planting stake (petin); yam type (kndsnd). nqn20120830-03-JMa04.wav: digging yams in a second location in the garden (matching video: nqn20120830-03-JMc04.mpg); more on the purpose of small yams vs. large yams. nqn20120830-03-JMa05.wav: discussion of juggling game (adadu wir mäŋgus izärus). Session also includes an amusing story about the Zo bird (variety of bowerbird): nqn20120830-03-zo_story.wav which has been transcribed. Associated photos are included in this session. Keywordsː gardening; plants; procedural; Birds
nqn20120806-01
An early morning birdwalk out to the open savannah area referred to as the Digicel Office. The name comes from the fact that this spot has better mobile signal than in the village. Audio file information: hm = head-mounted microphone track (main speaker, isolated) sg = shotgun nicrophone track (bird song, isolated) hmsg = combined speaker and bird song tracks zoom = on-board microphone from Zoom H4N collecting ambient noise and researcher queries At approximately 22 minutes into track 01 is the story of Tibrun. This has been extracted, transcribed, and translated. Keywords: birds, plants
ncm20130925-03
Elicitation of the SNG Wordlist. Recorded using the Zoom H4N with the AKGC520 head-mounted microphone, isolating the speaker's audio. The tracks marked with -zoom are those from the on-board zoom microphone, capturing ambient noise. The first track of the elicitation is transcribed for phonetic analysis with IPA. The speaker comes from Arufi and speaks Nmbo. She has married a Nen speaker and they live in Bimadbn Village. Keywords: Elicitation; Phonetics; SNG Word list.