Minangkabau (various dialects)

DATA SET NAME: Minangkabau PROJECT NAME: Malayic Languages of Sumatra PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A corpus of naturalistic speech from a variety of Malayic languages of Sumatra. HOW TO CITE: Gil, David, 2015. Malayic Languages of Sumatra. A joint project of the Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and Universitas Bung Hatta, Padang. ------------------------------------ Jakarta Field Station, Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 1999-2015. From 1999 to 2015, the Department of Linguistics of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA), under the directorship of Bernard Comrie, maintained a Field...
DATA SET NAME: Tapus DATA SET DESCRIPTION: A corpus of naturalistic speech from the Tapus dialect of Minangkabau. PROJECT NAME: Tapus Minangkabau PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This database is part a project focusing on Traditional Malay varieties spoken in the interior of Sumatra. The Malay language originated in Sumatra, and dozens of Malay dialects are spoken on the island, few of which have been described. The purpose of this project is to study a few rapidly disappearing Malayic languages which display a mixture of grammatical characteristics typical of their language family (Malayic), and grammatical characteristics (including e.g. morphological apophony) that are otherwise unknown in...