Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol

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The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation where speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe it. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a recording of H. Surmangol Sharma’s retelling of the Pear Story.

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1 recording (4 min., 46 sec.) : analog

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Thounaojam, Harimohom September 14, 2007.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Manipur Language Resource and was provided by the UNT College of Information to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times. More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation where speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe it. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a recording of H. Surmangol Sharma’s retelling of the Pear Story.

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1 recording (4 min., 46 sec.) : analog

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Manipur Language Resource

Material on the Manipuri language (ISO 639-3 mni), also known as Meithei, Meitei, Meitheiron, Meiteilon, or Meetei. Manipuri is used as a lingua franca in the state of Manipuri, India, and spoken by over 1.2 million people in Manipur and an estimated 3 million including second language speakers.

Computational Resource on South Asian Languages

The Computational Resource for South Asian Languages (CoRSAL) is a digital archive for source audio, video, and text on the minority languages of South Asia.

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Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol (Text)

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol

The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation. Speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe the events in the video. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a transcription of H. Surmangol Sharma's retelling of the Pear Story in Manipuri which includes tone marking.

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Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol, ark:/67531/metadc1631580

Interlinear-glossed text: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol (Text)

Interlinear-glossed text: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol

The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation. Speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe the events in the video. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is the interlinear-glossed text of two retellings of the Pear Story in Manipur including phonemic transcription, morpheme boundaries, word-level translation, and sentence-level free translation.

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Interlinear-glossed text: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol, ark:/67531/metadc1631625

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol, Gopendro & Bimola (Text)

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol, Gopendro & Bimola

The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation. Speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe the events in the video. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a transcription of three retellings of the Pear Story in Manipuri by Dr. H. Surmangol Sharma, Gopendro Namairakpam, and O. Bimola Devi.

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol, Gopendro & Bimola - ark:/67531/metadc1631607

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol (Text)

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol

The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation. Speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe the events in the video. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a transcription of H. Surmangol Sharma's retelling of the Pear Story in Manipuri with a translations into English at the word level and sentence level.

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol - ark:/67531/metadc1631626

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  • September 14, 2007

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  • March 14, 2020, 5:08 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2020, 11:35 a.m.

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Thounaojam, Harimohom. Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol, audio recording, September 14, 2007; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1631590/: accessed April 16, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.