Warekena of Xie, a North Arawak language, Xie River, northwest Brazil

Warekena of Xie is a North Arawak language closely related to Baniva of Guainia and Yavitero.

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    Data Publication title Warekena of Xie, a North Arawak language, Xie River, northwest Brazil
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    Warekena of Xie is a North Arawak language closely related to Baniva of Guainia and Yavitero.

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      This dataset consists of: Dicionario preliminar da lingua Warekena. Aikhenvald, Amorim. Warekena of Xie: selected publications. Amorim.Aikhenvald.Lume.pdf Crianças abandonadas. Uma história na língua Warekena. Some Warekena stories: *Yanomami funeral rites. This is a story about Yanomami burial practices. *Yanomami funeral rites (mp3). *Yanomami funeral rites: This is a translation of the story (done and amended in consultation with Sr Humberto Baltazar, the author). *A story of a rabbit and a jaguar part 1 (mp3). *A story of a rabbit and a jaguar Part 1 (mp3). *A story of a rabbit and a jaguar part 2 (mp3). *Rabbit and jaguar: glossed text (doc). This file contains only the glosses and the transcription (checked with the author Sr Humberto baltazar); the translation will be added soon.

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      The data format is pdf, mp3 and wav files.

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  • Keywords
    • northwest amazon
    • South America
    • xie river
    • Brazil
    • arawak language
    • warekena
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    People and Societies in the Tropics
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    • 200407 - Lexicography (200407)
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    • 950201 - Communication Across Languages and Culture (950201)
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  • Start Date 1990/01/01
  • End Date 2000/01/01
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  • Locations
    • Xie River, Rio Negra, Brazil, South America.
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    Citation Aikhenvald, Alexandra (2012): Warekena of Xie, a North Arawak language, Xie River, northwest Brazil. James Cook University.