13 Works

Voiceless Nasal Sounds in Three Tibeto-Burman Languages

Katia Chirkova
Voiceless Nasal Sounds in Three Tibeto-Burman Languages : This paper focuses on two types of voiceless nasal sounds in Xumi, a Tibeto-Burman language: (1) the voiceless aspirated nasals /m̥/ [m̥h̃] and /n̥/ [n̥h̃]; and (2) the voiceless nasal glottal fricative [h̃]. We provide a synchronic description of these two types of sounds, and explore their similarities and differences. Xumi voiceless nasal consonants are described with reference to the voiceless nasal consonants /m̥/ and /n̥/ in...

Fonds Jean-Claude Rivierre - langues de Nouvelle-Calédonie

Jean-Claude Rivierre
Le Département océaniste au sein du LACITO, Laboratoire Propre du CNRS Les linguistes de la RCP 259 ont été rattachés au LACITO dès sa création en 1976 et ont constitué un Département océaniste à l'intérieur de cette structure. Les linguistes de ce Département ont oeuvré principalement à l'étude synchronique et diachronique des langues parlées dans différentes aires du Pacifique : langues kanak de Nouvelle-Calédonie, Vanuatu, Wallis et Futuna, Polynésie. L'approche ethnolinguistique et pluridisciplinaire des langues...

Fonds Eleanor Ridge

Eleanor Ridge
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Fonds Katia Chirkova: DUOXU

Katia Chirkova
Duoxu (/do³³-ɕu³³-na³¹/, Duōxù 多续 or Duōxū 多须 in Mandarin Chinese) is a little-known and virtually undescribed Tibeto-Burman language, spoken in Mianning county (冕宁县), which is located in the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture (凉山彝族自治州) in Sichuan province (四川省) in the People’s Republic of China. Together with Lizu and Ersu, two closely related languages, Duoxu is currently classified as a member of the Qiangic subgroup of the Tibeto-Burman language family. Duoxu is critically endangered. It is spoken...

Fonds Denise Bernot: Dialectes birmans de Birmanie (birman central, arakanais, intha, yaw, tavoyen...)

Denise Bernot
Cette collection regroupe des enregistrements en langue birmane (majoritairement du dialecte birman central). Ces enregistrements ont été collectés par Denise Bernot entre 1958 et 2005 en Birmanie. Ils ont été collectés par Denise Bernot entre 1958 et 2005 en Birmanie

Textual and Lexical Documentation of Ixcatec, Oaxaca, Mexico

Evangelia Adamou
This collection is to contain the only extensive, archival-quality corpus of recorded and transcribed time-coded Ixcatec texts. A lexicon will also be generated incorporating all lexical items in the transcribed corpus. It is hoped that these materials will establish the basis for future studies of this language and family and will be made available to the community, the interested public and scholars. The deposit contains also various videos recordings in ixcatec and spanish regarding the...

Pangloss Collection

Laboratoire De Langues Et Civilisations à Tradition Orale

Mission Claire Moyse-Faurie Nouvelle-Calédonie 2010

Claire Moyse-Faurie
11-17 octobre : Tournage chaque jour, à Grand Borindi, à Ngoye et à Petit Borindi : 8 cassettes comportant des récits (histoires de clans, contes, explications de certains sites), des scènes de vie (champ d'ignames, grattage du manioc, préparation du bounia au four enterré, pêche à l'épervier, tressage de paniers, etc.). 23-26 octobre : Tournage d'une séance de B.b lecture, de mamans avec leurs bébés, d'un cours de xârâcùù et d'un cours bilingue français-xârâcùù au...

Fonds Katia Chirkova: XUMI

Katia Chirkova
The Xumi 旭米 language (/ʃʉ⁵⁵hĩ⁵⁵ ke⁵⁵tɕɐ⁵⁵/ ‘the language of the Shu people’) is spoken by approximately 1,800 people who reside along the banks of the Shuiluo River (水洛河) in Shuiluo Township (水洛乡) of Muli Tibetan Autonomous County (木里藏族自治县; smi li rang skyong rdzong in Written Tibetan). This county is located in the South-West of Sichuan Province (四川省) in the People’s Republic of China. Despite the small geographical area occupied by the group and the small...

Fonds Katia Chirkova: LIZU

Katia Chirkova
Lizu is one of three closely related Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in Sichuan Province in the People’s Republic of China: Ersu, Lizu, and Duoxu. The three languages are currently classified as dialects of one Ersu language (ISO-639 code ers). The Ersu language itself is classified as a member of the Qiangic subgroup of the Tibeto-Burman language family. The Lizu people refer to themselves as /lî-zû/ or /lŷ-zû/ ‘white people’. In Chinese, the group is variously known...

Fonds Katia Chirkova: ERSU

Katia Chirkova
The Ersu language (/ə́˞-s̪v̩́ xò/, 尔苏语 ěrsūyǔ, ISO-639 code ers) is spoken by approximately 16,800 people who reside in five counties in Sichuan Province (四川省) in the People’s Republic of China: (i) Ganluo (甘洛县), and (ii) Yuexi (越西县) counties of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture (凉山彝族自治州), (iii) Shimian (石棉县) and (iv) Hanyuan (汉源县) counties of Ya’an Municipality (雅安市), and (iv) Jiulong (九龙县, brgyad zur in Written Tibetan) county of Ganzi (甘孜, dkar mdzes in Written Tibetan)...

Ersu and Xumi: Comparative and Cross-Varietal Documentation of Highly Endangered Languages of South-West China

Katia Chirkova
Organization of the deposit: The deposit is organized into four collections: Ersu, Duoxu, Lizu, Xumi. Each collection comprises audio and video recordings of personal narratives, traditional stories, traditional songs, conversations, elicitations from Mandarin Chinese (using both written and non-written stimuli), and translations from Mandarin Chinese. The majority of recordings are accompanied by annotations in IPA and Mandarin Chinese, and for Ersu, also in the Ersu Romanization System.

Fonds Katia Chirkova

Katia Chirkova
Archive of primary-source recordings collected by Katia Chirkova. Katia Chirkova is a linguist affiliated to the Research Center for East Asian Linguistics (CRLAO) in Paris. Her research interests include: Tibeto-Burman linguistics, descriptive linguistics, comparative linguistics, linguistic typology, areal linguistics and language contact. She currently works on synchronic and diachronic descriptions of Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in mountainous regions in the south-west of China. Her focus includes Tibetan languages (such as Baima 白马) and Qiangic languages (such...

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