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Nilotic Prosody Output

Publications on Western Nilotic Languages
Data / electronic resources
Literacy materials
Conference presentations


Academic publications on Western Nilotic Languages

Bert Remijsen & Leoma Gilley (2008) Why are three-level vowel length systems rare? Insights from Dinka (Luanyjang dialect). Journal of Phonetics 36(2), 318-344.
Bert Remijsen & D. Robert Ladd (2008) The tone system of the Luanyjang dialect of Dinka. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 29(2), 173-213.
Bert Remijsen & Caguor Adong Manyang (2009) Luanyjang Dinka (Illustrations of the IPA). Journal of the International Phonetic Association 39(1), 113-124.
Tatiana Reid (2009) Suprasegmentals in Shilluk nominal morphophonology. University of Edinburgh undergraduate Honours dissertation. Click here to download (pdf format).
D. Robert Ladd, Bert Remijsen & Caguor Adong Manyang (2009) On the distinction between regular and irregular inflectional morphology: evidence from Dinka. Language 85(3), 659-670.
Tatiana Reid (2010) Aspects of Phonetics, Phonology and Morphophonology of Thok Reel. University of Edinburgh MSc by research dissertation. Click here to download (pdf format).
Bert Remijsen, Otto Gwado Ayoker & Timothy Mills (2011) Shilluk. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 41, 131-145.
D. Robert Ladd (2012) Orthographic reform in Dinka: some general considerations and a proposal. University of Edinburgh manuscript. Click here to download (pdf format).
Bert Remijsen (2013) Tonal alignment is contrastive in falling contours in Dinka. Language 89(2), 297-327.

Data / electronic resources

Bert Remijsen & Cedric Macmartin (2007) Dinka Prosody Data Collection. Electronic resource, available online.
Tatiana Reid (2009) Shilluk singular and plural paradigms. These data, elicited from Otto Gwado Ayoker, form the basis of Tatiana's Hons. dissertation (cf. above). Click here to download (pdf format).
D. Robert Ladd, Bert Remijsen & Caguor Adong Manyang (2009) Dataset on number marking on nouns in Luanyjang Dinka. These data, elicited from the third author and checked with other speakers, form the basis of the paper by Ladd et al. in Language 85(3), 659-670. Click here to download (pdf format).
Bert Remijsen, Angela Impey, Elizabeth Achol Ajuet Deng, Simon Yak Deng Yak, Peter Malek Ayuel Ring, John Penn de Ngong, Tatiana Reid, D. Robert Ladd & Miriam Meyerhoff (2012) A collection of Dinka songs. Publicly available from Edinburgh DataShare. An introduction to this song collection (with 2 examples) can be found here.

Literacy materials

Eileen Browne (2009) Gyeni Ändà. Walker Books & University of Edinburgh [Shilluk edition of the children's book "Handa's Hen", translated into Shilluk by Otto Gwado. Available from Mantra Lingua]
Front cover of the Shilluk translation of Handa's Hen Back cover of the Shilluk translation of Handa's Hen

Peter Malek (ed.) (2012)

Cɔŋ lɔ̈ɔ̈r wunda - Diɛt mïth ë Jiëëŋ
. Dance to the drum of our home - A book of Dinka children's songs.
Front cover of Cɔŋ lɔ̈ɔ̈r wunda

Conference presentations

Bert Remijsen & D. Robert Ladd (2006) Tone sandhi and tonal morphology in Dinka (Luanyjang dialect). Second TIE: Conference on the Typology of Tone and Intonation (TIE2) - Berlin, 7-9 September 2006
Bert Remijsen (2006) Tone and tone sandhi in Luanjyang Dinka (Nilotic, Sudan). Complexity in tone and accent systems - Lyon, 11 October 2006.
D. Robert Ladd, Bert Remijsen & Caguor Adong Manyang (2007) Dinka noun plurals and their implictions for theories of morphology. The 15th Manchester Phonology Meeting - Manchester, 24-26 May 2007
Bert Remijsen (2007) Why are three-level vowel length systems rare? Insights from Dinka (Luanyjang dialect). Pre-ALT VII Workshop Linguistic Typology and Language Documentation - Paris, 24-25 September 2007 [download the Powerpoint file]
Bert Remijsen, Cynthia L. Miller, Leoma G. Gilley, Otto Gwado Ayoker (2009) Length and tone in the morphophonology of transitive verbs in Shilluk. Morphology of the World's Languages - Leipzig, 11-13 2009 . [click here to download the presentation as a pdf]
Tatiana Reid (2010) The Sound System of Thok Reel. 40th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics. Leiden University Centre of Linguistics (LUCL) African linguistics, 23-25 August 2010. [click here to download the presentation as a pdf]
Bert Remijsen (2010) Tone systems of Dinka dialects. The Fourth European Conference on Tone and Intonation (TIE4), September 9-11 2010, Stockholm University. [the presentation is available from the conference website in pdf format, with embedded sound examples]
Bert Remijsen (2011) Tonal movement as a phonological feature - evidence from tonal alignment in Dinka. Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society - Canberra, 4 December 2011. [click here to download the presentation as a pdf]

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