LAISEANG: Insular SE Asia & New Guinea

Sessions Field Methods class with native speaker Leiden U
(presumably dialect continuum); Non-Austronisian, SE New Guinea, south of Central Mountain range. Varieties include Kombai, Wambon and Korowai
Begak / Begahak / also known as Idaan (which is the smaller dialect of the same language). 20 years ago around 1500 speakers; now perhaps around 2000, but new generation less fluent. East of Lahad Datu, Tungku and surroundings. Other dialects also found around Sandakan, Idaan is spoken between Lahad Datu and Tawau.
These recordings were made during a survey by Marian Klamer, Leiden University, in East Timor in May 2002. There is an extended Swadesh word list and a set of survey sentences; all with transcriptions.
Butleh is also known as Banlol (exonym) or Fiawat (village name)
Talaga, Sioyang, Sabang (three villages), Kabupaten Donggala, Sulut / Sulteng
These recordings were made during a survey by Marian Klamer, Leiden University, in East Timor in May 2002. There is an extended Swadesh word list and a set of survey sentences; all with transcriptions.
Non Austronesian, South Bird’s Head family PL Short Grammar Series; short grammar of Inanwatan Provincial capital also called Inanwatan 3000 speakers Suabo is een andere naam (Austronesian exonym, Patipi were middlemen of the Tidore Sultanate)