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Collaborative Documentation and Description of Mako, a Sáliban Language of Venezuela

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Language Mako
Depositor Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada
Affiliation The University of Western Ontario
Location Venezuela
Deposit ID 0174
Grant ID
Funding Body
Collection Status Collection online

 

Summary of the deposit

This deposit will include a collection of annotated ethnographic texts and a grammar that can serve as a starting point for both language maintenance in the community and for further linguistic research. The collection will include culturally-relevant video and audio recordings of spontaneous speech data, staged communicative events and elicitation sessions.

 

Group represented

Mako, a.k.a. Jojodö

 

Language information

Mako [wpc] is spoken in the Venezuelan Amazon by about 1500 people and for which the only published material to date are 38 words.

 

Acknowledgement and citation

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

Rosés Labrada, Jorge Emilio. 2012. Collaborative Documentation and Description of Mako, a Sáliban Language of Venezuela. London: SOAS University of London, Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/2196/00-0000-0000-0009-45E6-8. Accessed on [insert date here].

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