Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Elicited examples of speech surrogate

Type: Elicitation, Interview

Primary Speech Variety: Tok Pisin

Secondary Speech Varieties: Southern Arapesh/Abu’: Hwamisuk variety

Date: Location: Hwamisuk 2 Duration: 14:45

Description: Interview about speech surrogate with examples

Note: examples of register with corresponding ordinary verbal form

Note: gives the names of the registers, and ethnographic information on their use


  1. Unknown · Secondary, ( : ) ~
  2. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
  3. Lusi Sandra Martin · Primary, (F : c. 20s) Hwamisuk ~
  4. Ira Bashkow · Secondary, (M : c 36) ~ husband of Lise Dobrin, anthropologist


Cassette cover scan (click to enlarge)

tape 19 (A)


  1. EicitedSpeechSurrogate