Series NSBPAP - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Teperoi

Date Rangeno date
Quantity0.05 cm, 1 item
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from Teperoi, focusing on the local language of Papapana. It includes a typed comparative vocabulary list (English-Papapana).

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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04  Bougainville, Buka and Offshore Islands - Regions and Languages

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AC2-NSBPAP101 Survey word list (standard). Bougainville Survey Extra.
Papapana, North Solomons, Bougainville.
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Typescript. Informant was Peter Abaa at Waskunai Patrol Post near Teperoi Village (the home of this language), which is near Numanoma. Note: "This list is found on tape #4". Set out: English-Tok Pisin-a lingua franca?-Papapana.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBPAP101
Date range no date    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBPAP101 Series NSBPAP

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