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Interlinear-glossed text: Retelling of the Pear Story: Bimola

The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation. Speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe the events in the video. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is the interlinear-glossed text of O. Bimola Devi's retelling of the Pear Story including phonemic transcription, word-level translation, and free translation. The morpheme /nÉ™/ is shown in red in the phonemic transcription.
Date: September 21, 2007
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Dataset
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Mahavir (open access)

Transcription: Retelling of the Pear Story: Mahavir

The Pear Story is a video stimulus commonly utilized in language documentation. Speakers are shown the silent six minute video and then asked to describe the events in the video. In the video, a young boy steals a basket of pears from a farmer, then shares the stolen pears with three boys. This is a transcription and word-level translation into English of Dr. L. Mahavir Singh's retelling of the Pear Story in Manipuri.
Date: September 21, 2007
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library