Recorded Event: Language learning at Gabuogi funeral
Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety
Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin
Date: 1998-01-09 Location: Wautogik Duration: 21:00
Description: elicitation of basic forms during a funeral gathering. People were sitting around and had time to devote to teaching.
Note: discussion of duals, realis marking, numerals
Note: recorded early in the fieldwork
- Arnold Watiem · Primary, (M : 62) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, educated to grade 3
- Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
- Joe Guaigu · Primary, (M : 64) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, worked as grade 1 teacher before retiring
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