Phonologie

  • From the questionnaire's introduction:

    ''Ce guide est fondé sur la methode d'analyse phonologique dite ''structuraliste''. Il vise à permettre de dégager, dans la langue étudiée, les phonèmes ou sons distinctifs. Ces sons seront étudiés, dans l'analyse proposée, selon divers points de vue; on décrira la réalisation phonétique articulatoire, on montrera leur organisation en système, leur distribution, leurs frequences, leurs combinaisons, etc...''

  • From the questionnaire's introduction:

    ''Ce questionnaire d'enquete extensive ou de début d'enquete a été composé à partir de la Liste de mots pour Langues Africaines de J.H. Greenberg, avec le supplément de A.E. Meeussen prévu par ce dernier à l'usage des langues bantoues. 
    CEs questionnaires de base on été augmentés et surtout adaptés à un type d'enquete extensive qui ne serait pas exclusivement lexicale et permettrait de recueillir des informationms sur divers aspects de la langue étudiée.''

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  • From the introduction:

    ''this paper descrIbes the author's methods of handling unsophisticated informants while investigating the Teleefodl language spoken by about 4000 people in the vicinity of Telefomin, Territory of New Guinea. The discussion includes several aspects of field methodology that have received scant attentIon in the literature to date: linguistic surveys, pair testing for phonology, monolingual informants, and the uses of tape recorders.''

  • In her 2008 Linguistic Fieldwork: A Practical Guide, Claire Bowern provides some useful checklists in appendices B, C, D, and G:

    - Appendix B: Suggested fieldwork programme for an undescribed language.

    - Appendix C: A basic phonetics/ phonology checklist.

    - Appendix D: A basic morphology/ syntax checklist. (based on the Lingua Questionnaire of Comrie and Smith 1977.)

    - Appendix G: Basic Wordlist. (based on Comrie and Smith 1977).

  • From the questionnaire's introduction:

    ''This manual attempts to make a contribution to the solution of several problems in the area of descriptive linguistic field-work, namely, those problems arising out of the need for accepted standards for the gathering, recording and reporting of linguistic data collected in the field.
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    The material presented here is a revised and expanded form of a set of interview materials designed and used by the writer for eliciting in a study of socio-economic variables in Mexico City phonology.''

  • From the questionnaire's introduction:

    ''These are suggestions for the contents and outline of a grammar essentials with particular application to Papuan (NonAustronesian) languages of PNG.''

  • This questionnaire provides the basic questions for the description of Persian. It is intended to assist researchers in writing grammatical sketches of languages related to Persian.

  • From the Typological tools for field linguistics website:

    ''The authors have made available a database containing the results of their use of the questionnaire. There are several versions of the database available and the authors provide suggestions regarding the preferred way to access the data:

  • From the Typological tools for field linguistics website:

    ''A suggested list of topics to consider when writing a description of the phonology of a language. It is not intended to be exhaustive but, rather, to serve as a framework for writing detailed phonologies.''

    From the questionnaire's introduction:

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