Collecting, using, and enjoying proverbs

Statement of Responsibility:
Unseth, Peter
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Series Issue:
2008-002
Date:
2008
Part Of Series:
SIL Forum for Language Fieldwork 2008-002
Extent:
5 pages
Abstract:

This article presents a dozen ways that collecting local proverbs can be useful. Many of these points have already been written about at length by others. Rather than present a detailed review of the literature on these subjects, this paper present these topics in a way that is meant to share my enthusiasm.

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Published
Country:
Ethiopia
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Subject:
Proverbs and maxims
Ethnolinguistics
rhyme
proverbs. valued traits
oral wisdom
meter
alliteration
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Entry Number:
7772
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