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

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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 Dr. H. Brojen's retelling of the Pear Story including phonemic transcription, morpheme boundaries, word-level translation, and free translation.

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11 p. ; .docx

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Blair, Evaline September 14, 2007.

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This dataset is part of the collection entitled: Manipur Language Resource and one other and was provided by UNT College of Information to UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this dataset can be viewed below.

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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 Dr. H. Brojen's retelling of the Pear Story including phonemic transcription, morpheme boundaries, word-level translation, and free translation.

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11 p. ; .docx

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Manipur Language Resource

Linguistic content from the state of Manipur in Northeast India includes audio files, transcriptions, word lists, notes, and photographs.

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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Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen (Sound)

Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen

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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Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, ark:/67531/metadc1631614

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

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen

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 transcription of a retelling of the Pear Story by Dr. H. Brojen in Manipuri. It is divided into two columns: Manipuri transcription is on the left; a loose word-by-word English translation is on the right.

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, ark:/67531/metadc1631582

Analytical notes on noun phrases in Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen (Dataset)

Analytical notes on noun phrases in Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen

These are analytical notes on the noun phrases that appear in the retelling of the Pear Story narrated by O. Bimola Devi. Each noun phrase in the text was coded for shape (full, pronoun, or zero), semantic role, morphemes present, referent (boy, basket, farmer, etc.), information status (active, first mention, old, previous subject), and clause type (main, subordinate). This is one of seven retellings of the Pear Story coded in this way. The purpose of this study is to understand how these various factors affect the shape of noun phrases in Manipuri.

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Analysis of Noun Phrases from Pear Story 3, ark:/67531/metadc1631586

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  • September 14, 2007

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  • March 14, 2020, 5:08 p.m.

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  • Aug. 3, 2020, 11:44 p.m.

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Blair, Evaline. Interlinear-glossed text: Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen, dataset, September 14, 2007; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1631619/: accessed August 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.