Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol

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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 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.

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Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi September 14, 2007.

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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 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.

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

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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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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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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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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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Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi. Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol, text, September 14, 2007; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1631626/: accessed August 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.