The Gorwaa Noun Phrase: Toward a Description of the Gorwaa Language

The Gorwaa Noun Phrase: Toward a Description of the Gorwaa Language

Language: Gorwaa
Depositor: Andrew Harvey
Location: Tanzania
Deposit Id: 0404
ELDP Id: IGS0285
Level: Deposit

Summary of deposit
Gorwaa (South-Cushitic, Afro-Asiatic) is an undocumented language, spoken by approximately 15,000 individuals in Babati District, Manyara Region, Tanzania. Gorwaa is accorded no formal status in Tanzania, and is banned from use in important public domains.


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Andrew Harvey
Affiliation: SOAS University of London

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A demonstration of a spear-throwing game

Recorded on: 2015-10-01

A narrative about Andrew's family's visit to Tanzania

Recorded on: 2013-09-04

Keywords: Rachel Lawi

A Sunday sermon by Pastor Hezekiah Kodi

Recorded on: 2015-07-26

Keywords: Hezekiah Kodi

A discussion about brickmaking and other topics

Recorded on: 2015-07-22

Individuals discuss the topic of 'pigeon peas'

Recorded on: 2015-09-24

Mchungaji Yohana speaks on how the Gorwaa language has changed

Recorded on: 2015-11-07

The women's committee of the Elim Pentecostal church in Gesbet gives gifts to the visitors

Recorded on: 2015-09-13

Keywords: Rachel Lawi

The special guest gives a speech, and Festo interprets

Recorded on: 2015-11-07

Keywords: Festo Massani

A discussion about a recent trip to another village

Recorded on: 2015-09-14

A description of age sets and associated ceremonies

Recorded on: 2015-10-06

Keywords: Gabriel Sillo