Le Coeur, Charles, 1903-1944. Teda ethnographic dictionary preceded by a French-Teda lexicon

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Plates I – Ii The Borders Of The Teda Mountain

Plates Iii – Iv Some Views Of The Teda Mountain, Of Tibesti Or The Country Of Tou: Its High Plateaus ( Tarso ), Its Dry Valleys ( Onri ) Its Pastures ( Dooge )

Plates V – Vi The Water ( Yi ) Of Tibesti And On The Border Of The Massif: Springs ( Sasi ) And Pools ( Belli, Fodi )

Plates Vii–viii The Water Of Tibesti And Around The Massif: The Wells ( Buni, Yigei, Yoba )

Plates Ix – X The Teda: Male Types Of Various Clans ( Yele )—the Turban ( Debi ) And Different Ways Of Wearing It

Plates Xi – Xii The Teda Woman ( Adebi ), Her Hair Style And Her Trinkets

Plates Xiii – Xiv The Feminine Garment ( Ebi ) And The Different Ways Of Draping It

Plates Xv – Xvi Children ( Odde )

Plates Xvii – Xviii The Dwelling: Huts (yaˇoabi) And Encampment ( Fage ) On The Plain

Plates Xix – Xx Teda Dwelling: Huts ( Ya˘oabi ) And Villages ( Nome ) Of The Mountain

Plates Xxi – Xxii Palm Trees ( Tine )

Plates Xxiii – Xxiv Gardens ( Bare ) And Goat Herds ( Nyei ) On The Mountain

Plates Xxv – Xxvi Women's Work ( Forkoso )

Plates Xxvii – Xxviii Dances ( Abi )—the Men Of The Village (see: Forkoso )

Plates Xxix – Xxx The Camel ( Goni ) And The Caravans ( Daniye )

Plates Xxxi – Xxxii Journeys: Donkeys And People On Foot

Plates Xxxiii – Xxxiv The Despised Artisan Caste (1)

Plates Xxxv – Xxxvi Prehistoric Tibesti: Rock Drawings ( Arbi ) Graves Known As “graves Of Christians” ( Yuruso Nasara )

Plate Xxxvii Graves Known As “graves Of Christians” ( Yuruso Nasara )

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Teda ethnographic dictionary preceded by a French-Teda lexicon

Published By: Original publisher Paris: Librairie Larose. 1950. HRAF ms: 1, 348 l [Original: 213 p., 37 end plates] ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Charles Le Coeur

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Teda (MS22)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Water supply (312); Vocabulary (192); Burial practices and funerals (764); Poverty (735); Food preparation (252); Community heads (622); Ethnic stratification (563); Animal by-products (237); Mats and basketry (285); Animal transport (492); Arranging a marriage (584); Nuptials (585); Ritual (788); Personal grooming (302); Extended families (596); Rule of descent (611); Parents-in-law and children-in-law (606); Domesticated animals (231); General tools (412); Gift giving (431); Pastoral activities (233); Verbal arts (5310);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This ethnographic dictionary was compiled by the author as the result of two one-year study trips, the first to Tibesti in 1933-34 and the second in 1942-43 among the Toubou of the Gouré Circle (Teda and Daza) and the Teda of the Djado (Circle of Dilma). During the second trip nearly all of the articles contained in this dictionary were prepared. In 1945-46 Marguerite Le Coeur did a revision of the collected words based on her study of the Teda of the Djado (p.1). Preceding the dictionary proper, and acting as an introduction to it, is an excellent structural analysis of Teda phonology. This is followed by the dictionary itself which contains a wealth of ethnographic data. Here not only are words given a simple definition, where this treatment is warranted, but also the more complex concepts are given exhaustive analysis, often extending several text pages in length. The final section of this source, pp. 190-348, contains the 37 plates (143 photographs). These vary considerably in quality, but generally have not reproduced very well. However since they do illustrate many of the concepts discussed in the dictionary part of this source, they do form an important adjunct to this work. The French-Teda lexicon (pp. 11-52 of the French text, has not been translated.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. ms22-003

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from French

Note: Translation of: [Dictionnaire ethnographique téda précédé d'un lexique français-téda] Translated for the HRAF files by Frieda Schütze

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1933-1943

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; Jan Simpson ; 1982

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1933-1946

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Chad

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Teda (African people)//Tibbu (African people)// French language--Dictionaries--Teda


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