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SIZ_VS_VIDEO-003 -- SIZ_VS_VIDEO-003 -- Siwi
Title:
SIZ_VS_VIDEO-003 -- SIZ_VS_VIDEO-003 -- Siwi
ID:
https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1238230%23
SG0115
Online:
Yes
Archive:
Publisher:
Valentina Schiattarella
EPHE (address: 4-14 rue Ferrus, Paris-75014, France) / LLACAN (address: 7, rue Guy Moquet – BP8, 94801 Villejuif, France, UMR 8135 du CNRS)
Description:
Equipment: Camileo Toshiba Camera I left the camera for a bit during the early morning call of the Imam for the Aid Festival, the most important Islamic Celebration
The aim of the project is to document the variety of Berber spoken in Siwa Oasis, through a corpus collected and transcribed on the field. The aim is also to record the female speech in order to understand which are the differences between their speech and the men's one, who usually use Arabic and English, losing some of the characteristics of the Siwi language. The Siwi language (Code ISO 639-3:siz) is spoken by 25 thousand people, almost all of them are bilingual (Siwi-Arabic). Afro-Asiatic , Eastern Berber subgroup. Place: Siwa Oasis, depression of the Western desert , Libyan border. 300km far from Marsa Matruh, on the Mediterranean Coast. Part of Matruh Governatorate. Siwa is divided into 11 tribes, all of them ruled by a Sheikh, but there is also Government offices and a Police Station. The main zones are Aghurmi, AbuShruf, El Gara, Maraqi and the bedouin village Baʕdin. People from Siwa are divided into Easterns who come from Libya and Westerns who come from Algeria and Marocco.
Other coverage:
Egypt
Other date:
2012-10-26
Other format:
video/mp4
Other subject:
Video
Other type:
Video
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Archive: Endangered Languages Archive
Online: Yes
Contributor: Aid-Mosque Call
Publisher: EPHE (address: 4-14 rue Ferrus, Paris-75014, France) / LLACAN (address: 7, rue Guy Moquet – BP8, 94801 Villejuif, France, UMR 8135 du CNRS)
Publisher: Valentina Schiattarella
Title: SIZ_VS_VIDEO-003 -- SIZ_VS_VIDEO-003 -- Siwi
Other coverage: Egypt
Other date: 2012-10-26
Other format: video/mp4
Other subject: Video
Other type: Video