• Arthur the Rat 

    Girdwood, David; University of Edinburgh; Other (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences. Department of Linguistics and English Language, 2013-11-11)
    Readings of "Arthur the Rat" as recorded by both staff and students at the University of Edinburgh, from the end of 1949, through to the mid-60s. Please see the associated file "Read me Arthur the Rat.doc/.txt" for more ...
  • AtayoAwerYogeng_songYony 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-06-04)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. Young men in the Shilluk Land visit girls if they want to persuade them to be their dancing mates or if they want to marry one of the girls. In this song, it seems that ...
  • Bol Deng 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • BolAwangNyiker_songWijrek 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
    The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Wijrek had no paramount chief before King Ayang. They kept complaining that they should not be part of Pachodo area in “Gär”, because Gär is too big and they are ...
  • Bor Bor Women 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • CarlaNyanginoRoberto_WorkOfTheHome 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-12)
    The recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative. The narrator here is telling what she used to do when she was a girl in Lul. House work of women work is not like the work of men or boys. House work is ...
  • children_Agar 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • children_Ageer 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • children_Bor 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • children_Rek 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • Deng Deng 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • Deng Fanan 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • Deng Jok 

    Remijsen, Bert; Impey, Angela; Ajuet Deng, Elizabeth Achol; Deng Yak, Simon Yak; Ayuel Ring, Peter Malek; Penn de Ngong, John; Reid, Tatiana; Ladd, D. Robert; Meyerhoff, Miriam (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, 2012-09-24)
    The songs in this collection were recorded and annotated as part of the project ‘Metre and Melody in Dinka Speech and Song’, a project carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the School of Oriental ...
  • Dinka_BorDialects_2010to2012_controlled_VerbForms 

    Remijsen, Bert (2013-10-25)
    The dataset consists mostly of speech recordings. At the center are 1766 elicited Dinka utterances (wav format), collected through controlled elicitation from 14 speakers of the Bor dialects of Dinka. They are accompanied ...
  • Dinka_LuanyjangDialect_Jan-May2007_controlled_NounsSingularAndPural 

    Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh, 2013-09-02)
    The data are elicited Dinka utterances: collected through controlled elicitation, using English to convey the utterances to be translated to the speaker. The dialect is the Luanyjang variety, which is part of the Rek ...
  • EmmanuelOkwacDhikwan_songIStaySeparate 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-02-03)
    This song belongs to the young men of the village of Dibalo (in the Ogot Konam area), who called themselves the “Germans”. This age-set, the Germans, danced with the Daughters of the Kwajwok clan of Paju for a long time ...
  • EmmanuelOkwacDhikwan_songSomebodyWithoutDowry 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-02-24)
    The composer is trying to give advice to a friend who began to persuade a girl for marriage but he had no cows to pay the dowry. He says: My friend, son of Nyiyom, don't try to persuade any girl (for marriage). Don't try ...
  • EmmanuelOkwacDhikwan_songSquattingNearTheCookingPlace 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-02-24)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song, composed by the performer. Traditionally, Shilluk men sit in lwak (= cattle byre) or under a tree during the daytime. After sunset, men gather in the centre of the village; ...
  • EmmanuelOkwacDhikwan_songToKingAkwot 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-02-24)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. The land can’t be good if people have no cows. Cows make the land beautiful and life becomes sweet, because lack of cows is poverty. And to the Shilluk people, if you ...
  • EmmanuelOkwacDhikwan_songWorryingAboutMarriage 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-02-10)
    This song is about anxiety over marriage, which is very important, particularly for a woman. This is evident from the dedication of a child, a week’s time after birth. The boy is dedicated to defend the land, so his maternal ...