Series NSBKON - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Bougainville Island - North West Coast
Konua language and dialect

Date Range1954 - c. 1963
Quantity0.75 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from the north west coast of Bougainville Island (in Papua New Guinea). It includes a printed paper on the grammar and vocabulary of the Konua language, and a typed and annotated Melanesian vocabulary list (also of Konua).

Bougainville is the largest of the Solomon Islands and a province of Papua New Guinea. Bougainville and the adjacent island of Buka are sometimes called the North Solomons, and are ecologically and geographically, although not politically, considered part of the Solomon Islands. Buka, Bougainville, and most of the Solomons are part of the Solomon Islands rain forests ecoregion.

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AC2-NSBKON101 Grammar and Vocabulary of the Konua Language. By Adam Müller.
Konua language/dialect, North Solomons/Bougainville, N. W. Coast, Bougainville Island
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Typescript and map. Photostat reproduction. Microbibliotheca Anthropos (MBA), vol 12, 140 pp, Fosieux (Fribourg), Switzerland, 1954. Note: numbers at top R/H corner of most pages signify original page numbering and photostat image numbers. Contents: Map of Bulia and Bougainville Islands - Grammatical Notes - Konua-English Dictionary - Texts in Konua.

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Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBKON101
Date range 1954    Quantity 0.7 cm, 1 folio (in box)
Inventory Identifier SBKON101 Series NSBKON
AC2-NSBKON201 Revised Melanesian word list.
Konua, Papuan language, North West Bougainville I., North Solomon/Bougainville.
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Typescript/manuscript. Informant: Isaac Kenaju at the Methodist Mission, Skotolan. Setup: English-Melanesian?-Konua. Words, phrases, texts.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBKON201
Date range ca 1963    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBKON201 Series NSBKON

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