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Sociolinguistic survey of selected Rajasthani speech varieties of Rajasthan, India, Volume 5: Dhundari and Shekhawati
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Sociolinguistic survey of selected Rajasthani speech varieties of Rajasthan, India, Volume 5: Dhundari and Shekhawati
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Contributor:
Benjamin, Theodor Gipson (author)
Kelsall, Juliana (editor)
Ngwazah, Liahey (author)
Date:
2012
Publisher:
SIL International
Description:
<p>This report describes the findings of a survey of the Dhundari (ISO 639-3: dhd) and Shekhawati (ISO 639: swv) languages spoken in Rajasthan. The fieldwork was carried out during November-December 2004 and February 2005. Hindi Sentence Repetition Testing (SRT) indicated that many people, especially the uneducated and women, are probably not bilingual enough in Hindi to use materials in that language. The vitality of Dhundari and Shekhawati appears to be fairly strong. Based on the results of wordlist comparisons and comprehension testing, the researchers conclude that a single project for both Dhundari and Shekhawati speakers would likely meet the language development needs of both communities. Although ongoing assessment will be helpful, the results of this survey indicate that the Sikar variety of Shekhawati should be well understood and accepted by the Dhundari community as well.<p>
Content language:
English
Subject language:
Dhundari
Shekhawati
Language family:
Indo-European
Indo-Iranian
Indic
Marwari
Country:
India
DCMI type:
Text
Other subject:
Language surveys
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Archive: SIL Language and Culture Archives
Online: Yes
Subject language: Dhundari
Subject language: Shekhawati
Language family: Indic
Language family: Indo-European
Language family: Indo-Iranian
Language family: Marwari
Geographic region: Asia
Country: India
DCMI type: Text
Content language: English
Date: 2000 and later
Date: 2010 - 2019
Contributor: Benjamin, Theodor Gipson
Contributor: Kelsall, Juliana
Contributor: Ngwazah, Liahey
Publisher: SIL International
Title: Sociolinguistic survey of selected Rajasthani speech varieties of Rajasthan, India, Volume 5: Dhundari and Shekhawati
Other subject: Language surveys