Butia = Buita

Butia = Buita

in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 5: Linguistic notes and lectures, based on Trobriand Islands fieldwork, Folder 6: Linguistic Appendix: Vocabulary) (London, England) (1925) , 2 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
An undated, handwritten page of notes headed 'Butia = Buita.' Note is divided into three sections. Part I is 'Trees cultivated in weyka, etc' and is a table of indigenous terms and descriptions of tree names, plan of growth, time of ripening, description of use, and taboos. Part II is 'Odila plants' and is a table of indigenous terms describing edible leaves and taboos to chiefs. Part III is 'Dumia' and contains a brief sentence in an indigenous language. Written on reused stationery, consisting of a typewritten manuscript page discussing sexual continence.
Field of Interest
Anthropology
Copyright Message
Materials sourced from Yale University. Copyright © 2016 by Patrick Burke
Content Type
Field notes
Anthropologist / Ethnographer
Bronisław Malinowski, 1884-1942
Warning: Contains explicit content
No
Format
Text
Page Count
2
Subject
Anthropology, Social Sciences, Linguistic anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Plants, Trees, Antropología Lingüística, Antropologia Linguística, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, Kiriwina Island, Milne Bay Province, Trobriand Islanders
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Antropología Lingüística, Antropologia Linguística, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural

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