Stories in Kagulu, a Bantu language of Tanzania

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

Description:

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.

Purpose:

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

Subject area:

language and linguistics (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Specific Languages (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Department of Languages and Literatures

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0927

Description:

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.

Purpose:

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

Language:

English

Kagulu

Time period(s) investigated:

2003 — 2008

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Tanzania

Geographic description: Kilosa district, Morogoro region

Population:

Kagulu

Subject area:

language and linguistics (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Specific Languages (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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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. 2008. The Kagulu language of Tanzania: grammar, texts and vocabulary. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.
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ISBN: 978-3-89645-704-2

Petzell, Malin. 2007. A linguistic description of Kagulu. Gothenburg: Department of Oriental and African languages.
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Petzell, Malin. 2011. "Så fångas ett flyende språk". Språktidningen. December 2011.
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ISSN: 1654-5028

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Version 1.0:

2014-01-16 doi:10.5878/001654

Dataset 1

Three stories in Kagulu, a Bantu language of Tanzania

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

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.

Data format / data structure:

Text

Audio

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Recording

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-08-28 — 2003-08-29

Number of responses: 1

Collection methodology:

Sound recording

Time period(s) investigated:

2003 — 2003

Version 1.0:

2014-05-06 doi:10.5878/002081

Dataset 2

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

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

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.

Data format / data structure:

Text

Audio

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Recording

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-08-28 — 2003-08-29

Number of responses: 1

Collection methodology:

Sound recording

Time period(s) investigated:

2003 — 2003

Published: 2014-01-16
Last updated: 2020-01-17