Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen

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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 Dr. H. Brojen’s retelling of the Pear Story.

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Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi 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 26 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 Dr. H. Brojen’s retelling of the Pear Story.

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1 recording (3 min., 28 sec.)

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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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Has Transcription : Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, ark:/67531/metadc1631605
Has Transcription : Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, ark:/67531/metadc1631582
Is Basis For : Analytical notes on noun phrases in Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, ark:/67531/metadc1631586
Is Basis For : Interlinear-glossed text: Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, ark:/67531/metadc1631619

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  • 2007~

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  • March 14, 2020, 5:08 p.m.

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  • April 10, 2023, 4:53 p.m.

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Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi. Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, audio recording, 2007~; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1631614/: accessed May 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.

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