Linguistic and Ethnographic Documentation of the Baram Languages (2007-2011)

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This project was funded by ELDP, SOAS. The aim of the project was to gather and annotate the corpus, to prepare an ethnographic sketch, to write a grammar, to prepare reading materials to be taught at schools among others. The Baram corpus along with the developed language resources has been archived in Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR), SOAS, University of London and it is in the website for its accessibility to linguists, ethnographers and the Baram speech community. The corpus consists of media files, annotation files, metadata files and elicited data. The corpus consists of a total of  186214 words as produced by the speakers.

References
Kansakar, Tej Ratna, Yogendra P. Yadava, Krishna Prasad Chalise, Balaram Prasain, Dubi Nanda Dhakal, & Krishna Paudel (2011a). “A Sociolinguistic Study of the Baram Language.” Himalayan Linguistics. 10.1: 187-226.
Kansakar, Tej Ratna, Yogendra P. Yadava, Krishna Prasad Chalise, Balaram Prasain, Dubi Nanda Dhakal, & Krishna Paudel (2011b). Baram Nepali English Dictionary. Kathmandu, LEDBL, and Central Department of Linguistics, TU.
Kansakar, Tej Ratna, Yogendra P. Yadava, Krishna Prasad Chalise, Balaram Prasain, Dubi Nanda Dhakal, & Krishna Paudel (2011b). A Grammar of Baram. Kathmandu,  LEDBL and  Central Department of Linguistics, TU.

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