Series SIMARI - Solomon Islands - Santa Isabel Island

Date Range1950?, probably late 1950s
Quantity0.1 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from Santa Isabel Island, concentrating on the Maringe language. It includes two typed and annotated comparative vocabulary lists (English-Maringe).

Solomon Islands is a nation in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea and is part of the Commonwealth of Nations. It consists of more than 990 islands, which together cover a land mass of 28,000 square kilometres.

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An alternative spelling of Santa Isabel Island appears to be Santa Isobel Island.

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AC2-SIMARI101 Standard vocabulary lists - basic and special vocabularies, relationship terms, sentences, verb forms.
Maringe, Solomon Islands, Santa Isobel.
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Typescript/manuscript. The informant was Bartholomew of 'Maring'.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-SIMARI101
Date range probably late 1950s    Quantity 0.04 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier IMARI101 Series SIMARI
AC2-SIMARI102 Standard vocabulary lists, as for item 1.
Maringe, Solomon Islands, Santa Isobel.
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Typescript/manuscript. Informant was Robert Kafa or Marigne. Sentences and verbs sections are answered on additionial pages.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-SIMARI102
Date range probably late 1950s    Quantity 0.06 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier IMARI102 Series SIMARI

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