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Essentials of language documentation

Author: Jost Gippert; Nikolaus Himmelmann; Ulrike Mosel
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2006.
Series: Trends in linguistics., Studies and monographs ;, 178.
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Language documentation is a rapidly emerging new field in linguistics which is concerned with the methods, tools and theoretical underpinnings for compiling a representative and lasting multipurpose record of a natural language. This volume presents in-de.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Essentials of language documentation.
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2006
(DLC) 2006001315
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jost Gippert; Nikolaus Himmelmann; Ulrike Mosel
ISBN: 9783110188646 3110188643 3110197731 9783110197730
OCLC Number: 191818386
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 424 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Language documentation: What is it and what is it good for? / Nikolaus P. Himmelmann --
Ethics and practicalities of cooperative fieldwork and analysis / Arienne M. Dwyer --
Fieldwork and community language work / Ulrike Mosel --
Data and language documentation / Peter K. Austin --
The ethnography of language and language documentation / Jane H. Hill --
Documenting lexical knowledge / John B. Haviland --
Prosody in language documentation / Nikolaus P. Himmelmann --
Ethnography in language documentation / Bruna Franchetto --
Linguistic annotation / Eva Schultze-Berndt --
The challenges of segmenting spoken language / Nikolaus P. Himmelmann --
Orthography development / Frank Seifart --
Sketch grammar / Ulrike Mosel --
Archiving challenges / Paul Trilsbeek and Peter Wittenburg --
Linguistic documentation and the encoding of textual materials / Jost Gippert --
Thick interfaces: mobilizing language documentation with multimedia / David Nathan.
Series Title: Trends in linguistics., Studies and monographs ;, 178.
Responsibility: edited by Jost Gippert, Nikolaus P. Himmelmann, Ulrike Mosel.
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