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    • Item number: 2018-30.026
    • Date: Jan 1972 to Mar 1972
    • Contributors: Guy Tyler (researcher), John Lee (consultant), Mary Lee (consultant)
    • Language: Romani
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 1 reel
    • Places: Hollywood, CA; Los Angeles
    • Description: This sound recording include sentence elicitation, include such phrases as "they are very pretty pictures", "I like them", "I like this one the best", "this picture is too dark", etc. The sound recording also contains copies of several Romani songs starting at 9:38. Beginning at 14:54 is an elicitation session with Mary Lee on March 26 1972. This session contains lexical elicitation of clothing terms with some sentence elicitation followed by a discussion about Romani culture (e.g. dance) and about Mary Lee's family. The 2018-30.026.pdf contains a scan of the box which includes a handwritten description of the contents.
    • Collection: Romani Sound Recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Linguistic elicitation], 2018-30.026, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/25773
    • Item number: 2018-30.025
    • Date: 1971 to 1972
    • Contributors: Joe Sztogka (consultant), Bini (Ben) Miller (consultant), Ruby Siganoff (consultant), Catherine Miller (consultant), John Lee (consultant)
    • Languages: Russian Romani, Hungarian Romani, Romani
    • Availability: Online access
    • Extent: 1 reel
    • Places: Ponoma, CA; Los Angeles
    • Description: This file bundle contains four audio files. Side 1A (2018-30.025A-1.wav) contains lexical elicitation body terms and horse terms, sentence elicitation relating to horses (e.g. "he trades horses", "he trades horses for a living", "it is hard to make a living"). Side 2A (2018-30.025A-2.wav) contains lexical elicitation on coal terms (e.g. "coal", "blacksmith", "fire", "embers", "horseshoe nail"), additional horse terms (e.g. "blinders", "tether", etc.), and more (e.g. "overcome", "pasture"). Side 1B (2018-30.025B-1.wav) includes lexical elicitation of food terms (e.g. "peas"), household terms (e.g. "door", "sink", "faucet") and more. The recording also contains sentence elicitation (e.g. "I come from home", "I could not go", "he could not go", "I would not help him"). Side 2B (2018-30.025B-2.wav) contains lexical such as divination terms (e.g. "hypnotist", "a medium", "fortune telling ball", "to talk to the dead") and sentence elicitation (e.g. "he is hypnotized") with some verbal paradigms with the verb "talk" in past and future tense. Sides 1A and 1B are Hungarian Romani, and Sides 2A and 2B are Russian Romani.
    • Collection: Romani Sound Recordings
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Linguistic elicitation], 2018-30.025, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/25772