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Elicitation of words with closed short syllables

Description: Recording of an elicitation of words with closed short syllables (CVC) in different positions. The purpose is to determine the relative weight of closed short syllables in comparison to open short vowel syllables (CV) for primary word stress placement. Ali Khan is a 31-year old male teacher.
Date: May 27, 2021
Duration: 1 minute 47 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of words comprised of syllables with equal weight (1)

Description: Recording of an elicitation of words comprised of syllables with equal weight. The purpose is to determine the default primary stress position in Mankiyali when syllable weight is not a factor. The contributors are Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher) and Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: May 16, 2021
Duration: 2 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of words for professions

Description: Recording of an elicitation of a word list for names of different professions in Mankiyali. English equivalents are used as prompts. Gohar Rehman is a male shop keeper who is 38 years old at the time of recording.
Date: May 16, 2021
Duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about Eid celebrations

Description: Recording of a monologue about Eid, a festival of Muslims. The speaker talks about how the community members prepare for the festival which is celebrated at the end of fasting during the month of Ramadhan. Atta-Ur Rehman is a 37-year old male teacher.
Date: May 16, 2021
Duration: 3 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of words with closed long syllables

Description: Recording of an elicitation of words with closed long syllables (CVVC) in different positions. The purpose is to determine the relative weight of closed long syllables for primary word stress placement. The contributor is Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: April 29, 2021
Duration: 1 minute 46 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of words with open long syllables (2)

Description: Recording of This is an elicitation of words with open long syllables (CVV) in different positions. The purpose is to determine the relative weight of open long syllables for primary word stress placement. The contributor is Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 40-year old male shop owner).
Date: April 20, 2021
Duration: 2 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of words with open long syllables (1)

Description: Recording of This is an elicitation of words with open long syllables (CVV) in different positions. The purpose is to determine the relative weight of open long syllables for primary word stress placement. Ali Khan is a male teacher who is 31 years old at the time of recording.
Date: April 19, 2021
Duration: 1 minute 45 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of noun forms

Description: Recording of an elicitation of noun forms based on number and gender to demonstrate the Mankiyali lexical stress patterns in various word forms. In this elicitation, the native speaker, Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher), provides the English word as a prompt and another native speaker, Muhammad Suleman (a 36-year old male teacher) provides the Mankiyali equivalent of that word.
Date: February 15, 2021
Duration: 2 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of names of insects

Description: Recording of an elicitation of words for insects, etc. The native speaker consultant, Aurangzeb, provides the English prompt while both Aurangzeb and Mohammad Suleman provide the Mankiyali singular and plural forms. Muhammad Suleman is a male teacher who is 36 years old at the time of recording.
Date: January 17, 2021
Duration: 3 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation on stress and intonation

Description: Recording of an elicitation of Mankiyali sentences that contain words with a variety of syllable types. The purpose is to analyze words in their context in order to determine the stress pattern of words with complex syllable structure. The elicitation, however, needs to be used with caution to avoid list pronunciation. The contributor is Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 39-year old male shop owner).
Date: August 4, 2020
Duration: 3 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of color terms

Description: Recording of an elicitation of color terms in Mankiyali accompanied by English translations. The masculine singular and plural and feminine singular and plural forms are provided for each color term. The contributor is Aurangzeb, a 34-year old male teacher.
Date: July 19, 2020
Duration: 5 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of names of birds

Description: This is a recording of an elicitation of names of birds in Mankiyali using corresponding English translation as prompts. The singular and plural forms of the nouns, along with any variant forms, are given. The contributor is Aurangzeb, a 34-year old male teacher.
Date: July 19, 2020
Duration: 5 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Historical narrative about a war

Description: Recording of a historical narrative. The speaker/narrator Abdul Malik (an 85-year old male farmer) talks to Abd-Ur Rehman (an 80-year old male farmer) about a war that the nawab (ruler) of the former state of Amb, Nawab Farid Khan, waged on the neighboring state of Seeri because, apparently, its ruler had ousted one of his court nobles who happened to be a relative of the former. The narrator recounts the memories of his father who was an eye witness to the havoc that the forces of Nawab Farid unleashed on the people of Seeri when they attacked them at the early hours of the day break.
Date: June 18, 2020
Duration: 7 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative of Abd-Ur Rehman

Description: Recording of a personal narrative in which the speaker Abd-Ur Rehman (an 80-year old male farmer) recollects his encounter with a lady while he was on a journey to another village with a friend. This lady greatly surprises both friends as she unexpectedly turns out to be a Mankiyali speaker living in a place outside the geographical domain of the Mankiyali linguistic community.
Date: June 18, 2020
Duration: 3 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of numerals

Description: Recording of an elicitation of numerals, including numbers 1-25, 30, 40, etc. as well as ordinal numbers first, second, third. etc. The contributor is Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: December 17, 2019
Duration: 4 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Shah, Midhat
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of names of animals

Description: This is a recording of an elicitation of a wordlist for names of animals in Mankiyali contributed by Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old shop owner).
Date: December 16, 2019
Duration: 4 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Shah, Midhat
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of kinship terms

Description: Recording of a wordlist of kinship terms in Mankiyali, translated from English. The contributor is Gohar-Ur Rehman, a 38-year old male shop owner.
Date: December 12, 2019
Duration: 9 minutes 30 seconds
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of grammatical mood

Description: Recording of an elicitation of grammatical mood in Mankiyali, including declarative, interrogative, imperative, and subjunctive sentences. The contributor is Aurangzeb, a 34-year old male teacher.
Date: December 9, 2019
Duration: 14 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of natural resources

Description: Recording of an elicitation of a wordlist for names for several kinds of natural resources and objects in Mankiyali. The speaker, born in 1981, recorded himself reciting the wordlist. No English translations are provided in the recording.
Date: December 5, 2019
Duration: 4 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Rehman, Gohar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about a cruel Nawab and a daring escape

Description: Recording of a historical narrative about one of the ancestors of the speaker/narrator who was attempting to escape the cruel oppression of the ruling Nawab of his time. The contributor is Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: November 26, 2019
Duration: 5 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Iqbal, Javid
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion on Mankiyali syllable structure

Description: Recording of a discussion about permissible consonant clusters in Mankiyali. The purpose is to analyze the structure of the Mankiyali syllable. The contributors are: Aurangzeb -- a 34-year old male and a teacher by profession, and Gohar-Ur Rehman -- a 38 year old male and a retail shop owner by profession.
Date: November 22, 2019
Duration: 38 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information
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