Series SIOROH - Solomon Islands - South Malaita - Maramasike Island

Date Range1926 - 1928
Quantity0.12 cm, 1 item
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from Maramasike Island (in South Malaita), concentrating on the Oroha language. It includes a reprint of a paper by W.G. Ivens (with some annotations by Capell) on the grammar of Oroha.

South Malaita Island, also known as Small Malaita and Maramasike, is at the southern tip of the main Island of Malaita in the Solomon Islands. During the colonial days,the island was divided by the colonial government and missionary establishments, into the Asimeuri, Asimae, and Raroisu'u districts.

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Maramasike Island is also known as Little Mala Island.

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AC2-SIOROH101 A study of the Oroha language, Mala, Solomon Islands.
Oroha, Solomon Islands - Malaita, Maramasike Is (South Mala).
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Typescript. By W.G. Ivens, Bull. SOS, London Inst., 4: [587]-610. Some annotations by Capell. Received from author 22/2/1928. Based on an examination of grammatical and other linguistic notes prepared by Bishop Patterson (Melanesian Mission) and later published in von der Gablentz's Melanesischen Sprachen 1873, and Ivens' own field work in the area in 1925.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-SIOROH101
Date range 1926 - 1928    Quantity 0.12 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier IOROH101 Series SIOROH

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