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Na (Mosuo)-English-Chinese dictionary

Abstract : This dictionary documents the lexicon of the Na language (nɑ˩-ʐwɤ˥) as spoken in and around the plain of Yongning, located in Southwestern China, at the border between Yunnan and Sichuan, at a latitude of 27°50’ N and a longitude of 100°41’ E. This language is known locally as 'Mosuo'. Entries and examples have translations into English and Chinese and French. A Na-Chinese-French version of this dictionary is also available. The dictionary is also available through a web interface: There are two supplementary files in the present deposit: (i) The file NaDictionary.xml contains the entire database in XML format following the ISO standard LMF: this is a computer-readable format. For technical documentation on this format, see: (ii) The file NaDictionary.txt contains the entire database in SIL's Toolbox format (MDF); this is the source file on which the editing is done.
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Contributor : Alexis Michaud <>
Submitted on : Monday, November 14, 2016 - 11:08:02 PM
Last modification on : Monday, December 28, 2020 - 4:54:02 PM


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  • HAL Id : halshs-01204638, version 2


Alexis Michaud. Na (Mosuo)-English-Chinese dictionary. 2016. ⟨halshs-01204638v2⟩



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