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Koromfe - English/French/German Dictionary
compiled by John R. Rennison
with the help of (in chronological order) Ousséini Badini, Malick Kemde (†), Souleymane Sawadougou & Micailou "Jacques" Konfé
Beware: This is work in progress. You can quote it, but please check with me first on the reliability of the part(s) you want to quote.
The speaker of the recordings is Micailou "Jacques" Konfé, who has been my main informant for the last 5 years. I cannot thank him enough for his endurance, his linguistic insights, and his patience in teaching me what little Koromfe I can actually speak. I also thank my wife, Amsetou, and daughter, Nadège, who have given me further insights over the past year -- many of which I have unfortunately not yet been able to incorporate in the dictionary.
I would also like to thank a jɔ Sigri and all my friends in Pobé-Mengao for their support, both linguistic and otherwise.I am also extremely grateful to the Shoebox developers at SIL for providing the ideal linguistic database software - Shoebox 5.0. The .WAV files were sliced using Goldwave - also an excellent product. For acoustic analysis and soundfile database management, I use .
These pages were last updated on 2007-01-10 at 14:10
by John Rennison