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Yan-nhaŋu Language Documentation 1

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Language Yan-nhaŋu
Depositor Claire Bowern
Affiliation Yale University
Location Australia
Collection ID 0046
Grant ID FTG0010
Funding Body ELDP
Collection Status Collection online
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Summary of the collection

This collection consists of audio recordings with transcriptions of speakers of Yan-nhaŋu, spoken in Northern Territory, Australia, resulting from fieldwork conducted between June 2004 and August 2006.


Group represented

Mäḻarra, Gamalaŋga and Gorryindi (Märiŋa) groups at Milingimbi, Arnhem Land


Language information

Yan-nhaŋu, Dhuwal (Djambarrpuyŋu)


Special characteristics

Contains gender-restricted material.


Collection contents

The deposit comprises 160 audio files, along with transcriptions of many of the recordings.

Genres include elicitation, traditional songs, local culinary knowledge and narratives. Elicitation sessions include frog stories, cutting and breaking, minimal pairs and grammatical structures.


Acknowledgement and citation

To refer to any data from the collection, please cite as follows:

Bowern, Claire. 2007. Yan-nhaŋu Language Documentation 1. Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: Accessed on [insert date here].

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