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LINGUIST List 17.2287

Thu Aug 10 2006

FYI: Soqotri Arabic Language folktale text in PDF

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        1.    Vladimir Agafonov, Soqotri Arabic Language folktale text in PDF

Message 1: Soqotri Arabic Language folktale text in PDF
Date: 08-Aug-2006
From: Vladimir Agafonov <soqotrapochta.ru>
Subject: Soqotri Arabic Language folktale text in PDF

Soqotri Modern South Arabian Language folktale text
in Qalansiya dialect published in California Linguistic Notes,
Vol. XXX, No 1 Spring, 2006

California Linguistic Notes just published in its
Vol. XXX , No 1 Spring, 2006 a Soqotran
folk tale BISMILLA recorded in the dialect of
Qalansiya - the second main town of the island
of Soqotra (Republic of Yemen). The publica-
tion consists of a phonemic transcription (similar
to classical D.-H. Mueller transcriptions) of the
Soqotri tale text as well as its word for word
and free literated translations into English.

The file is freely available in PDF format, at

For those interested in unwritten, Afrasian, Semitic,
South Arabian languages, traditional folklore,
world heritage issues.

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Soqotri (sqt)

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