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​LMS | Francesco Perono Cacciafoco looks at the Abui language and culture in Cognito Collective magazine

Published on: 13-Jan-2020

An article by Dr Francesco Perono Cacciafoco (LMS) and his team of URECA students has been published by Magazine Cognito.

The Abui Healing Plants Project is focused on the documentation of the names of medicinal plant names in Abui, providing their gloss, the etymology of the phytonyms, the names and their categories in binomial nomenclature, the oral traditional stories in Abui culture connected with the names, and the cultural relevance of the plants themselves. 

Magazine Cognito article: https://cogitocollective.org/2020/01/12/abui-identity/

Abui Botanical Corpus Online - Healing Plants: https://blogs.ntu.edu.sg/abui/home/


The Committee on Endangered Languages and Their Preservation (CELP) at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) and the Endangered Languages Project (ELP) at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa have produced a video on the value of Language Documentation and on the safeguard of endangered languages. The Abui Botanical Corpus Project is featured in this video and will be shown at the LSA Meeting and at other venues, to raise public awareness of the importance of Documentary Linguistics. https://drive.google.com/file/d/18Ka_AncJMxa4O4wb9vTxtUMzFPppMCue/view


Team: 

Ms LIM Jia Yi, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Programme (LMS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
Ms NG You Ni Eunice, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Programme (LMS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
Ms Felicia HOR Xue Ting, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Programme (LMS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
Mr Shaun LIM Tyan Gin, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Programme (LMS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
Ms LIEU May Yen, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Programme (LMS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore





 


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