Series SIKAH - Solomon Islands - East San Cristoval Island

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

This series contains material from east San Cristoval Island, concentrating on the language of Kahua. It includes a typed and annotated comparative vocabulary list (English-Kahua) which itself includes words, phrases, and sentences in English translated into Kahua.

The Island of Makira (formerly San Cristobal) in the Solomon Islands is the largest island of Makira/Ulawa Province. The island is located east of Guadalcanal. The largest city is Kirakira.

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An alternate spelling of San Cristoval Island appears to be San Cristobal Island; it is also known as Makira Island.

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06  Solomon Islands - Regions and Languages

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AC2-SIKAH101 Standard word/phrase lists (basic vocabulary, additional vocabulary, cultural terms, kinship terms, sentences, verbs).
Kahua, Solomon Islands, E. San Cristoval I.
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Typescript/manuscript. Makira (San Cristoval) (Kahua Tongua) probably collected by Fr. Espligne (probably of the Marist Brothers).

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-SIKAH101
Date range no date    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SIKAH101 Series SIKAH

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