DOBES Archive

TNb060508-03
Elicitation of words with different accompaniments to alveolar click (PCQuirer incl. audio).
TWa060510-01
Participants cut and collect wood for building a "granary" near the performance place of Campsite San Tako. They were asked to do so by collectors/researchers in order to demonstrate how a granary looks like and how it is erected. Granaries have been out of use for perhaps 20 years.
TWb080312-02
Participants (276-JT, 278-FT) translate example sentences with words introduced in the primer.
TWa060422-01
Two West !Xoon participants are watching the pearmovie (pearmovie.wmv, being played in a laptop) for the second time and one participant describes the film simultaneously. Then the film is replayed and participant B synchroneously describes it. Later, participant A summarizes the film.
TWb080412-01
Participant (282-MA) pronounces words (at least 3 repetitions) and the same words in carrier phrases, following [i] (at least 2 repetitions), starting with fricated/affricated clicks or click clusters, i.e., CLh, CLhh, CLqh, CLx and CLqx', whereby CL is the alveolar and the palatal click.
TWb040402-01
Participants translate stimuli (words related to Swadesh 200 word list, nr. 27-44 of "semantic order") from Afrikaans into !Xoon
TWa060426-01
Four West !Xoon participants collect firewood, make a fire, put mushrooms (Kalahari truffle, Terfezia sp.) in the embers, let the mushrooms roast/bake and eat them. Session was several times interrupted/resumed for letting the fire burn down/the mushrooms getting right. Whole session lasted several hours.
TWa060510-05
Participants are talking about religion of ancestors. 268-FT was requested to ask specific questions (written down in Afrikaans) to her mother and 215-KG. Children sitting around are listening.
TWb060422-06
Elicitation of words with different accompaniments to palatal click. Recording of aerodynamics (PCQ).
TWb040401-01
Participants translate stimuli (some simple propositions) from Afrikaans into !Xoon.
TWb060426-01
Elicitation of pronouns in different contexts (isolated in carrier sentence "Say ... to him.", as subject, as focused object, as focused possessors, as focused complement of MPO).
TWa060430-01
Main actors divide a dead springbok brought by researchers. They describe their work. Comments by many other people standing around/helping them. (People of at least three households are present.)
TWa060508-01
Participant tells myth about stick insects.
TWb060420-08
Elicitation of words with different phonation types/voice qualities. Recording of audio speech signal.
TNb060501-02
Elicitation of demonstratives. Objects were put on a table in different positions in relation to speakers. They were asked by which demonstrative forms they would refer to these objects. These utterances were immediately recorded and photos were taken before proceeding with the next position.
TWb060422-03
Elicitation of words with different accompaniments to palatal click. Recording of aerodynamics (PCQ).
TWa080413-01
Participants talk while waiting. On the screen: 168-FT (to the right, in front), 108-KK (?) with her baby (in middle), and two women from 027-JT's house/pos 15 (one washing her child). Other persons: 012-AK, 085-AJ (?, last part, lying in front). More persons talking or passing by.
TWb080304-01
Participants (276-JT, 278-FT) pronounce words with possibly voiced glottalized clicks (followed by plain vowels), possibly contrasting with words starting with a voiced click followed by a glottalized vowel.
TWb060417-06
Elicitation of words with different phonation types/voice qualities. Recording of both audio speech signal and laryngeal signal (EGG).
TWb060420-01
Elicitation of words with different accompaniments to alveolar and palatal clicks.