Word hunters : field linguists on fieldwork /
|Imprint:||Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, |
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Series:||Studies in Language Companion Series (SLCS), 0165-7763 ; volume 194|
Studies in language companion series ; v. 194.
|Subject:||Linguistics -- Fieldwork.|
Linguistics -- Methodology.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative.
Linguistics -- Fieldwork.
Linguistics -- Methodology.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12018449|
Table of Contents:
- Intro; Word Hunters; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; 1. Word hunters; Sarvasy; Forker; References; 2. The magic of names; 1. The Amazonian names; 1.1 The Tariana of the VaupAs River Basin; 1.2 The naming systems; 2. The Manambu of the East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea; 2.1 A multitude of names; 2.2 The Manambu clans and naming system; 2.3 The totems, and the terms of address; 3. New language, new name; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; References; 3. Historical linguistics in the raw; 1. Introduction; 2. Sarawak; 3. Manus; 4. Taiwan; 5. Fieldwork a#x80;#x98;at homea#x80;#x99.
- 6. ConclusionReferences; 4. Sharing thoughts, concepts and experiences; 1. Introduction; 2. Languages of former hunter-gatherers in Southern Africa; 3. Arrival at the African continent; 4. Plants and their use in East Africa; 5. Languages spoken on islands in lakes of Ethiopia; 6. A NC#x80;uu reader for the C#x82;Khomani community; 7. A Luruuli-Lunyala dictionary project in Central Uganda; 8. Contextualizing a#x80;#x9C;fieldworka#x80;#x9D; on African languages; References; 5. Forty-plus years before the mast; 1. Introduction; 2. Clueless in Africa; Language learning.
- Mr. Wadea#x80;#x99;s farm, in search of the pygmy hippopotamusSouth Africa: The good, the bad, and the serendipitous; 3. Lessons from health crises; Final words; References; 6. Field linguistics in Daghestan; 1. Introduction; 2. Field research as family business; 3. Field research with students; 4. Field research in a multilingual landscape; 5. Conclusion; Acknowledgment; References; 7. Drinking of the iceberg; References; 8. Reflections on linguistic fieldwork between Sahel, Amazon and Outback; 1. Introduction; 2. Getting into fieldwork; 3. Travel and arrival.
- 4. Life in the fieldA a#x80;#x93; basic survival5. Working with people; 6. Ethical considerations; References; 9. My fieldwork, from Georgia to Guinea; 1. A few words on a#x80;#x9C;Kibrika#x80;#x99;s field tripsa#x80;#x9D;; 2. My field trips; 2.1 Svaneti: Imprinting; 2.2 Daghestan: a#x80;#x9C;Perestroikaa#x80;#x9D;; 2.3 Adyghea: Complexity and responsibility; 2.4 Far East: Language shift; 2.5 Daghestan again: Ideal place for fieldwork; 2.6 West Africa: Creating a pidgin; 3. Why field linguistics?; Abbreviations; References; 10. The linguist as a demon and as a human; 1. Introduction; 2. The linguist as an a#x80;#x98;after-death demona#x80;#x99.
- Dyadic relationsFieldwork and witchcraft; Cannibalism and unwelcome publicity; 3. Dyads with a Dutchman; Fieldwork extending over many years; 4. Final remarks; Abbreviation; References; 11. From here to there and back again; 1. An overview; 2. How did I get into this?; 3. YAneshaa#x80;#x99; fieldwork (1953a#x80;#x93;1964); Drowning and going downriver; You and I; Should it be -a, -e, or -o?; a#x80;#x9C;If we forget to say one, we say the othera#x80;#x9D;; Were you ever afraid?; Secrets of language learning; When cousins turn their backs to each other; How do you write -rra?; 4. Nomatsigenga fieldwork; Aha!