Series NSBNAG - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - South Central Bougainville Island
Nagovisi (Papuan language)

Date Rangeno date but c 1963 or before
Quantity0.06 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from south central Bougainville Island, concentrating on the Nagovisi language. It includes a comparative vocabulary list (English-Nagovisi), and a comparative list of kinship terms (Nagovisi-English) in Capellís hand.

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-NSBNAG101 Revised Melanesian word list Nagovisi.
Nagovisi (Papuan language), South Central Bougainville I., North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Typescript/manuscript. Collected by Peter Ravi at Buin, South Bougainville. Setout: English-Probably Melanesian?-Nagvisi. Vocabulary, phrases, sentences and texts.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBNAG101
Date range no date (ca 1963 or before)    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBNAG101 Series NSBNAG
AC2-NSBNAG102 Sibbe kinship (a list of terms), Nagovisi-English.
Nagovisi (Papuan language), South Central Bougainville I., North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Manuscript. In Capell's hand.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBNAG102
Date range no date    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBNAG102 Series NSBNAG

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