DOBES Archive

Poem by Carlos Amoroso
The poem "Rimando em Minderico" ("Versifying in Minderico") was written by Carlos Amoroso (MD013) and published in the Jornal de Minde no. 595 in 2007.
Miguel dos Reis (2)
Personal letter written by Miguel Coelho dos Reis answering a request about a Minderico translation. This text was read aloud by MD009 in Museu de Aguarela Roque Gameiro in Minde.
Poem by Celeste Moura
The poem "É tarde demais" ("It is too late") was written by Clarice Lispector and translated to Minderico by Celeste Moura (MD016).
Miguel dos Reis (1)
Personal letter written by Miguel Coelho dos Reis answering a request about a Minderico translation. This text was read aloud by MD009 in Museu de Aguarela Roque Gameiro in Minde.
Jazz Festival (1)
Bilingual (Minderico / Portuguese) opening speech at the Jazz Festival that took place in Alcanena (28.03.09) and in Minde (03-05.04.09).
Weather
The lexemes in this word list are directly related to the semantic domain of weather and stem from the Minderico glossaries published by the community in the past. These words, their meanings and their contexts of use were checked with three language consultants (MD009, MD016 and MD024). Several words, mainly the ones not listed in the existent glossaries, were extracted from the collected material or stem from fieldwork notes by Vera Ferreira. Each word was read aloud by MD024 and is illustrated with examples from the collected data.
Snack time
Celeste Moura (MD016) and Benjamim Reis (MD019) were invited for a snack at Fátima Capela’s house (MD017). During the snack they talk about their holidays and Christmas traditions in Minde.
Estaminé Bar
Involvement: observer; Small talk conversation between two Minderico speakers that learnt Minderico as second language. They talk about everyday themes, such as weather, friends, family and work.
Jornal de Minde no. 430
This article was published in Jornal de Minde no. 430 (November 1992). The unknown author of this article encourages the readers to use Minderico in their everyday communication. The article also informs about the preparation of a new Minderico glossary by Centro de Artes e Ofícios Roque Gameiro.
Weaving Atelier (2)
Two women (MD009 and MD010) talk about the traditional blanket production (tools, techniques, material) and blanket sale. Another theme in this dialogue is the traditional way of life in Minde.
Jornal de Minde no. 432
This article was published in Jornal de Minde no. 432 (January 1993). It advises not to drink too much alcohol when one intends to drive.
Minderico Sketch Grammar
Grammatical sketch of Minderico with the focus on its specificities.
Weaving Atelier (1)
Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro presents the different traditional weaving and spinning tools exhibited in the atelier and explains its parts and functionality. She also explains and characterizes the typical Minderico blanket typology.
Dinner party talk (2)
The talk was held at the dinner party on the 18th of May 1997 that got together all the Mindericos born in the year 1958, who had to prepare the religious festivity in honor of Holy Spirit in 1998 (at their 40th anniversary). The representative of the group talked about the necessity to preserve and perpetuate their language (Minderico) and Minde traditions. The speech was published in the glossary “Piação dos Charales do Ninhou” edited by Centro de Artes e Ofícios Roque Gameiro in 2004. The text was read aloud later by MD009 in Museu de Aguarela Roque Gameiro in Minde.
Translation of Queneau
Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro (MD009) translated one of the stories (“Récit”) of the book “Exercices de style” (1947) by Raymond Queneau. The translation was published in the glossary “Piação dos Charales do Ninhou” edited by Centro de Artes e Ofícios Roque Gameiro in 2004. The text was read aloud by MD009 in Museu de Aguarela Roque Gameiro in Minde.
José Ramos
Personal letter written by José Ramos to António de Jesus e Silva. This letter belongs to the private collection of António de Jesus e Silva and was published by him in Portomozense no. 247 on 28.11.1903.
Animals
The lexemes in this word list are directly related to the semantic domain of animals and stem from the Minderico glossaries published by the community in the past. These words, their meanings and their contexts of use were checked with three language consultants (MD009, MD016 and MD024). Several of the words, mainly the ones not listed in the existent glossaries, were extracted from the collected material or stem from fieldwork notes by Vera Ferreira. Each word was read aloud by MD009 or MD024 and is illustrated with examples from the collected data.
Drinks
The lexemes in this word list are directly related to the semantic domain of beverages and stem from the Minderico glossaries published by the community in the past. These words, their meanings and their contexts of use were checked with three language consultants (MD009, MD016 and MD024). Several words, mainly the ones not listed in the existent glossaries, were extracted from the collected material or stem from fieldwork notes by Vera Ferreira. Each word was read aloud by MD024 and is illustrated with examples from the collected data.
Interactive map of Minde (2)
Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro (MD009) describes seven photos of the sights of Minde that where included in the interactive map of the town.
Idioms and proverbs (1)
Vera Ferreira collected several proverbs and idioms during many fieldwork stays. They were read aloud by Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro (MD009) in Museu de Aguarela Roque Gameiro in Minde.