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Documentation of Ponosakan, a Near-Extinct Austronesian Language of Sulawesi, Indonesia
Jason Lobel, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Ponosakan: The Sounds of a Silently Dying Language (Article)
Title: Ponosakan: The Sounds of a Silently Dying Language
Author: Jason Lobel
Abstract: Ponosakan is a near-extinct Greater Central Philippine language spoken on the large central Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Little has appeared in the literature about the language, which now has only four fully fluent speakers, ranging in age from 70 to 92 years old. The purpose of this paper is to present a brief introduction to the language, including its phoneme system and grammatical subsystems. Accompanying this paper are over 300 audio recordings, to give the world an opportunity to hear a language that is rarely spoken even in its traditional home.
Year: 2016
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Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Language Documentation and Conservation 10:394-423

Ponosakan Talking Dictionary (Database/Archive/Digital Edition)
Title: Ponosakan Talking Dictionary
Author: Anna Luisa Daigneault
Author: Jason Lobel
Author: Ibrahim Tona
Author: Kader Tawo
Author: K. David Harrison
Author: Gregory D. S. Anderson
Abstract: na
Year: 2016
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Ponosakan Topical Dictionary (Course or Curricular Material)
Title: Ponosakan Topical Dictionary
Author: Jason William Lobel
Author: Ibrahim Tona
Abstract: Ponosakan - Manado Malay - Indonesian - English Quadrilingual Topical Dictionary
Year: 2017
Audience: General Public