The Language Archive

Muncha – Minimal Pairs
Two recordings in which Muncha Khimhun and Thangseng Tangha speak about Minimal Pairs. These consist of the following sound files: SDM31-20100124-111527_JS_E_MinimalPairs.wav SDM31-20100124-111650_JS_E_MinimalPairs.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM31-20100124-111527_JS_E_MinimalPairs.wav; Duration 0’39” Some minimal pairs – rang ‘bone’ and ‘sky’. There is a slight hum from the computer in the background of this recording SDM31-20100124-111650_JS_E_MinimalPairs.wav; Duration 3’19” Some minimal pairs – japi ‘moon’ and jashi ‘toe’. The tone of moon is longer and that of leg is shorter. There is a slight hum from the computer in the background of this recording
Muncha – New House Prayer
Two recordings in which Muncha Khimhun and Thangseng Tangha speak about the construction of a house. These consist of the following sound files: SDM31-20100124-121737_JS_E_NewHousePrayerExplanation.wav SDM31-20100124-122222_JS_E_NewHousePrayer.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM31-20100124-121737_JS_E_NewHousePrayerExplanation.wav; Duration 4’43”; About the construction of a house – all in English SDM31-20100124-122222_JS_E_NewHousePrayer.wav; Duration 9’08”; The words relating to a new house in English
Moklum - grammatical recordings
A recording in which Samchom Ngemu speaks about some aspects of grammar. This consists of the following media file: SDM31-2009Tascam-001:Duration 2’36” The details of this file are as follows: SDM31-2009Tascam-001:Duration 2’36”:Sentence agreement examples
Muncha - Paradigm
Two recordings in which Muncha Khimhun and Thangseng Tangha speak about paradigm. These consist of the following sound files: SDM31-20100124-112046_JS_E_Paradigm.wav SDM31-20100124-112656_JS_E_Paradigm.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM31-20100124-112046_JS_E_Paradigm.wav; Duration 4’49” Elicitation of paradigm SDM31-20100124-112656_JS_E_Paradigm.wav; Duration 12’28” Further elicitation of paradigm
Muncha and Thangseng – CALMSEA word list
Nine recordings in which Muncha Khimhun and Thangseng Tangha record the CALMSEA word list. These consist of the following sound files: SDM31-20100124-095559_JS_E_WordList.wav SDM31-20100124-100530_JS_E_WordList.wav SDM31-20100124-102848_JS_E_WordList_p1.wav SDM31-20100124-103034_JS_E_WordList_p1-2.wav SDM31-20100124-103507_JS_E_WordList_p3-4.wav SDM31-20100124-104250_JS_E_WordList_p5-6.wav SDM31-20100124-105300_JS_E_WordList_p7-8.wav SDM31-20100124-105856_JS_E_WordList_p9-10.wav SDM31-20100124-110318_JS_E_WordList_p11-12.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM31-20100124-095559_JS_E_WordList.wav; Duration 9’08” Recording of the word list; this begins with a discussion of the difficulty of recording the word list; there was a lot of background noise from children. Pages 1 and 2 of the word list SDM31-20100124-100530_JS_E_WordList.wav; Duration 4’40” Page 3 of the word list SDM31-20100124-102848_JS_E_WordList_p1.wav; Duration 1’18” Page 1 of the word list; this was recorded in Muncha’s house where it was much quieter. The word was first said in English, and then in Moklum first by Muncha and then by Thangseng up to ‘foot’. This recording was interrupted by Thangseng’s phone SDM31-20100124-103034_JS_E_WordList_p1-2.wav; Duration 4’31” Pages 1 and 2 of the word list SDM31-20100124-103507_JS_E_WordList_p3-4.wav; Duration 7’39” Pages 3 and 4 of the word list SDM31-20100124-104250_JS_E_WordList_p5-6.wav; Duration 5’26” Pages 5 and 6 of the word list SDM31-20100124-105300_JS_E_WordList_p7-8.wav; Duration 5’36” Pages 7 and 8 of the word list SDM31-20100124-105856_JS_E_WordList_p9-10.wav; Duration 4’19” Pages 9 and 10 of the word list SDM31-20100124-110318_JS_E_WordList_p11-12.wav; Duration 3’47” Pages 11 and 12 of the word list
Muncha - Augury
Two recordings in which Muncha Khimhun and Thangseng Tangha speak about hunting augury. These consist of the following sound files: SDM31-20100124-115312_JS_E_Augury.wav SDM31-20100124-120750_JS_E_AuguryExplanation.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM31-20100124-115312_JS_E_Augury.wav; Duration 3’35”; Augury; 2’00” hunting augury (ngam phan); also augury for the harvest and for illness SDM31-20100124-120750_JS_E_AuguryExplanation.wav; Duration 6’24” Discussion of the meaning of the augury