Stories in Kagulu, a Bantu language of Tanzania

Principal investigator(s):

Malin Petzell - University of Gothenburg, Department of Languages and Literatures orcid

Abstract:

The study comprises five stories told in the Bantu language Kagulu of Tanzania. The stories are available as sound recordings as well as glossed transcriptions. However, the transcriptions do not closely follow the sound recordings but have been normalised in cooperation with a native speaker.

Study number:

Principal investigator(s):

Malin Petzell - University of Gothenburg, Department of Languages and Literatures

Principal organisation:

Purpose:

The general aim is to document the Tanzanian minority language Kagulu.

Abstract:

The study comprises five stories told in the Bantu language Kagulu of Tanzania. The stories are available as sound recordings as well as glossed transcriptions. However, the transcriptions do not closely follow the sound recordings but have been normalised in cooperation with a native speaker.

Time period(s) investigated:

2003 — 2008

Collection events:

2003-08-28 (Recording)

Number of responses: 1

2003-08-29 (Recording)

Geographic location:

Geographic description:

Kilosa district, Morogoro region

Universe/Population:

Kagulu

Kind of data:

Kind of data format:

Text

Audio

Publications

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Petzell, Malin. 2008. The Kagulu language of Tanzania: grammar, texts and vocabulary. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.
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Petzell, Malin. 2007. A linguistic description of Kagulu. Gothenburg: Department of Oriental and African languages.
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Petzell, Malin. 2010. "Further analysis of negation in Kagulu". Karsten Legère, Christina Thornell (eds.). Bantu Languages: Analyses, Description and Theory. East African Languages and Dialects, vol. 20. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe.
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Petzell, Malin. 2011. "Så fångas ett flyende språk". Språktidningen. December 2011.
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Dataset SND 0927-001

Version 1.0:

2014-01-16 doi:10.5878/001654

Three stories in Kagulu, a Bantu language of Tanzania

Citation:

Malin Petzell. University of Gothenburg, Department of Languages and Literatures (2014). Three stories in Kagulu, a Bantu language of Tanzania. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001654

Description:

The dataset contains three sound recordings in wave format, three text files containing transcriptions and translations of the sound recordings, one text document explaining the abbreviations used in the glosses and a spreadsheet containing metadata.

Collection events:

2003-08-28 (Recording)

2003-08-29 (Recording)

Collection methodology:

Sound recording

Time period(s) investigated:

2003 — 2003

Languages:

Data: Kagulu
Data: English

Dataset SND 0927-002

Version 1.0:

2014-05-06 doi:10.5878/002081

"Being mischievous" and "The man and his wife"

Citation:

Malin Petzell. University of Gothenburg, Department of Languages and Literatures (2014). "Being mischievous" and "The man and his wife". Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002081

Description:

This dataset contains two sound files with the stories "Being mischievous" and "The man and his wife". The files are in wave format. The recordings come with an original transcript made by a speaker and an interlinear transcript exported from Toolbox. Finally there is also a spreadsheet with metadata.

Collection methodology:

Sound recording

Time period(s) investigated:

2003 — 2003

Languages:

Data: Kagulu
Data: English