Description and Documentation of the Apurinã (Arawak) Language of Brazil: Grammar, Dictionary and Text Collection
Group represented Although the work on the language started with Sidi Facundes, as a graduate student, a team was created to include undergraduate students and, later, graduate students, with the aim of contributing to the description of the language, and to prepare materials to aid in the language strengthening and survival.
Language information Arawak family, 500-800 speakers, OV correlates, VO most frequent.
Special characteristics The data presented here for Apurinã is the first collected and analyzed by a professional linguist, after many fieldtrips.
Deposit contents To be determined
Other information Use of this data for research and publication require authorization from Sidi Facundes.
Acknowledgement and citation
Use of part of this work should acknowledge Sidi Facundes as the principal investigator, and Angela Fabíola Chagas, Ana Paula Barros Brandão, Eládio Vieira Duarte, and Thiago Vital as collectors and researchers. It should acknowledge the Endangered Language Documentation Programme and the funding agency, and Universidade Federal do Pará as the researchers' host institution in Brazil.
To refer to any data from the corpus, please cite the corpus in this way:Facundes, Sidi. 2006. Description and Documentation of the Apurinã (Arawak) Language of Brazil: Grammar, Dictionary and Text Collection. London: SOAS, Endangered Languages Archive. URL: https://elar.soas.ac.uk/Collection/MPI1029704. Accessed on [insert date here].