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Retelling of the Pear Story: Bimola

Description: 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 O. Bimola Devi’s retelling of the Pear Story.
Date: 2010
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the Pear Story: Brojen

Description: 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.
Date: 2007~
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the Pear Story: Harimohon

Description: 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 Harimohon Thounaojam’s retelling of the Pear Story.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the Pear Story: Surmangol

Description: 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.
Date: September 14, 2007
Creator: Thounaojam, Harimohom
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about summer vacation

Description: This is a natural conversation between two girls at the Manipur University girl’s hostel. They are talking about what to bring back to the dorm after going home for vacation.
Date: 1988
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Audio of Binodini's Asangba Nongjabi (Part B)

Description: Recording of Binodini's Asangba Nogjabi.
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Date: 1994
Creator: Binodini, 1922-2011
Partner: UNT College of Information

Tagore Songs in Manipuri

Description: Translations of Tagore songs by MK Binodini Devi, Maibam Haricharan, RK Surendrajit, and Ayekpam Shyamsundar Singh, performed by Roop Raag. Binodini translated 28 of these songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore from the original Bangla.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of Lamkang proverbs

Description: Recording of a translation and discussion of Lamkang proverbs with conversation about the process in Manipuri (Meiteiron).
Date: May 5, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Reading of a tone minimal pair

Description: This is a reading of a minimal pair demonstrating contrastive tone in Manipuri.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Reading of a tone minimal pair

Description: This is a reading of a minimal pair demonstrating contrastive tone in Manipuri.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of speech acts

Description: Rengpu Rex Khullar provides discussion and examples of speech acts: complimenting, apologizing, commanding and a traditional trickster story. These are compared to Manipuri (Meiteiron) speech acts with discussion from Harimohon Thounaojam.
Date: 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of active constructions through sportscaster language

Description: Illustrating Sportscaster Language. Shobhana Chelliah asks Rengpu Rex Khullar and Harimohon Thounaojam to describe goals and plays in an imaginary football (American soccer) game. Rex provides this in Lamkang, while Harimohon provides this in Manipuri. The purpose was to elicit focus and/or highly active constructions.
Date: 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Täpta

Description: This is a retelling of the story of Täpta, the Bogeyman, a Manipuri folktale.
Date: 1986
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the Pear Story: Gopendro

Description: 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 Gopendro’s retelling of the Pear Story.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Kerkuhanjaba

Description: This is a retelling of Kerkuhanjaba, a traditional Manipuri story.
Date: 1986
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Manipuri folktale

Description: This is a retelling of modern Manipuri folktale narrated by Radhe Sham Singh.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Mayba

Description: This is a recording of a Manipuri narrative.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Hanuba Hanubi Pungawari

Description: This is a retelling of Hanuba Hanubi Pungawari, a traditional story about an old man who is tricked by a monkey to plant paan after it is cooked. It is part of the modern Manipuri canon of folk tales.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information