Discussion of irrigation systems (in Urdu)

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This is a discussion on the popular irrigation systems used in Azamgarh and nearby areas of Purvanchal, Uttar Pradesh state, before the invention of tube wells. This discussion briefly also extends to farming systems and agricultural tools. This discussion was primarily between the researcher and two residents of southern Azamgarh who were distant relatives to the researcher. It took place almost entirely in Urdu, whereas some background noises can be frequently heard in Azamgarhi.

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Shaikh, Maaz January 28, 2020.

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  • Main Title: Discussion of irrigation systems (in Urdu)
  • Parallel Title: سنچایٔ كے نظامون پر چرچا (اردو میں)
  • Parallel Title: सिंचाई प्रणालियों पर चर्चा (उर्दू में)
  • Series Title: Maaz Shaikh Collection

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This is a discussion on the popular irrigation systems used in Azamgarh and nearby areas of Purvanchal, Uttar Pradesh state, before the invention of tube wells. This discussion briefly also extends to farming systems and agricultural tools. This discussion was primarily between the researcher and two residents of southern Azamgarh who were distant relatives to the researcher. It took place almost entirely in Urdu, whereas some background noises can be frequently heard in Azamgarhi.

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1 recording (43 min., 41 sec.)

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Azamgarhi Language Resource

This collection includes audio and video recordings of texts; transcriptions, translations, interlinear glossing, and analyses of selected texts; digitized copies of fieldwork notes and photographs documenting fieldwork and other events. The texts are in different genres, such as traditional and children's stories, popular legends, historical accounts, personal narratives, natural conversations, dramas, folk songs, poems, food recipes, discussions on events or items of cultural importance, and discussions on language and linguistic data. Some of them are also in Awadhi and Bhojpuri languages given with a view of (socio)linguistic comparison, whereas some are the outcomes of dialect surveys undertaken to determine the extent of the Azamgarhi language.

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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  • January 28, 2020

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  • May 21, 2021, 6:09 a.m.

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Shaikh, Maaz. Discussion of irrigation systems (in Urdu), audio recording, January 28, 2020; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1803883/: accessed April 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.

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