Documentation of Chuxnabán Mixe


Documentation of Chuxnabán Mixe

Language: Chuxnabán Mixe
Depositor: Carmen Jany
Location: Mexico
Deposit Id: 0054
Grant id: PPG0044
Funding body: ELDP
Level: Deposit


Summary of deposit

This deposit consists of audio recordings with transcriptions and photos of speakers of Chuxnabán Mixe, a previously undescribed language spoken in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, resulting from fieldwork conducted between July 2008 and March 2009.

Resumen del depósito

Este depósito consiste en grabaciones de audio con transcripciones y fotos de hablantes de Chuxnabán Mixe, un idioma sin descripción previa que se habla en el estado de Oaxaca, México, que resultan de trabajo de campo realizado entre julio 2008 y marzo 2009.



Group represented

Culture: Mixe; Community: San Juan Bosco Chuxnabán Mixes



Language information
Chuxnabán Mixe, Midland Mixe, Quetzaltepec Mixe, Alternative name: ayuujk

Deposit contents

The deposit comprises over 70 audio recordings, transcriptions and Spanish translations of some of the narratives, and photos of the village and its surroundings. Genres include folk narratives, fables, and local history, customs and beliefs.

Contenido del depósito

El depósito consta de más de 70 grabaciones de audio, transcripciones y traducciones en castellano de algunas narraciones, y fotos del pueblo y sus alrededores. Los géneros incluyen narraciones folklóricas, fábulas, e historias, costumbres y creencias locales.

Glossing conventions for Narratives

The narratives were glossed using word-by-word translations as provided by the speaker without examining any bound morphology, as grammar analysis of the langu