Series NSBROT - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - East Central Bougainville Island
Rotokas (Papuan language)

Date RangeDecember 1962
Quantity0.03 cm, 1 item
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from east central Bougainville Island (in Papua New Guniea). It includes a typed article on the phonemes of the Rotokas language, which itself includes a map of local language distribution.

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-NSBROT101 An abbreviated phoneme inventory.
Rotokas, Papuan language, East Central Bougainville I., North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Typescript. By Irwin and Jaqueline Firchow (Summer Institute of Linguistics). Reprint: Anthropological Linguistics, 11 (9) 271-276, December 1969. Deals with the phonemes of Rotokas. Pages were stained.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBROT101
Date range December 1962    Quantity 0.03 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBROT101 Series NSBROT

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