Series TKUPA - Timor Region - Western Timor Island (Kupang Language)
Kupang and Tetum

Date Rangec. 1944
Quantity0.1 cm, 3 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from Western Timor Island, focusing on the local language of Kupang as well as nearby languages. It includes vocabulary and phrase lists, as well as a map of Timor Island showing the main language areas.

Timor is an island at the south of the Malay Archipelago, divided between the independent state of East Timor, and West Timor, part of the Indonesia province of East Nusa Tenggara with the surface of 11,883 sq mi/ 30,777 kmē. The name is a variant of timur, Malay for "east"; it is so called because it is at the east end of a chain of islands.

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AC2-TKUPA101 Map of Timor Island Languages
Western Timor Island
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1 page sketch map.

Map of Timor Island showing main language areas including Kupang.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-TKUPA101
Date range 24-02-1944    Quantity 0.02 cm,
Formats Maps and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier TKUPA101 Series TKUPA
AC2-TKUPA102 Kupang phrases
Western Timor Island
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2 page manuscript.

Seventy-one phrases with Kupang as an interlineaer gloss to a first language, most likely Bahasa Indonesian.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-TKUPA102
Date range no date    Quantity 0.02 cm,
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier TKUPA102 Series TKUPA
AC2-TKUPA103 Kupang vocabulary and grammar notes
Western Timor Island
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4 page manuscript.

Loose notes on recycled order forms. Vocabulary and grammar notes in Capell' s hand. Some short hand. Mainly Kupang and Tetum.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-TKUPA103
Date range no date    Quantity 0.06 cm,
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier TKUPA103 Series TKUPA

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