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Repository [https://github.swarthmore.edu/jspring1/ling073-bkl-keyboard]
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=== Morphology Documentation ===
= External Resources =
= External Resources =

Revision as of 17:13, 13 February 2018

From Ethnologue [1]: Code: bkl, Pop: 1200, Status: population declining, Script: Latin, Location: Indonesia. Based on a skim of the grammar sketch [2] it looks largely agglutinating with some fusional tendencies (jila ~ jalbili, nasona ~ nasbawena verb conjugation).

Developed Resources



Repository [3]

Morphology Documentation


External Resources

Wikipedia [4]

Language Archives (collection of resources) [5]

SIL [6] (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Daniel knows the people who did the Bible translation.


None found (likely none to find).


  • Swadesh list: [7] (CC BY 3.0)
  • Lexicon: [8] (requested from ILL) (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
  • Collections: [9] and [10] these seem likely to be redundant with the other lists, given that they may well have been compiled from those lists. (not requested yet)

Scientific and Grammatical

  • A Grammatical Sketch of Berik [11] (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
  • A Preliminary Berik Phonology [12] (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
  • Preliminary analysis of Berik clause and clause root types [13] (requested from ILL, Daniel has PDF) (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
  • Some counting systems of Irian Jaya [14] (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
  • In Pursuit of Discourse Particles [15] (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) (requested from ILL, Daniel has PDF)
  • Berik Pronouns [16] (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) (requested from ILL, Daniel has PDF)
  • The Berik Particle 'ga' [17] - about a discourse particle (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) (requested from ILL, Daniel has PDF)

Are you guys sure about all these CC licenses? I was having trouble identifying at least a few of them as such. Also, consider using bulleted lists and linking to text -JNW

The SIL website says that their materials are available under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 - Dswanso1 (talk) 10:25, 30 January 2018 (EST)


Bible [18] (all rights reserved? maybe try contacting SIL or the Westrums?)

SIL lists some phrasebooks, do we want to try to get these? If so, see also [19]