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Teaching materials of Balochi language

25 Mar

1.Title: The Baloch and Their Neighbours: Ethnic and Linguistic Contact in Balochistan in Historical and Modern Times

Authors: Jahani, Carina; Korn, Agnes; Gren-Eklund, Gunilla
Year: 2003
Pages: 380

Abstract A collection of articles on Baluchi. Includes sections on historical linguistics; language contact in modern times; and history, culture, and the future of the Baluchi language. Articles deal with the structure of past and present stems, the verbal system of Baluchi, the Sarawani dialect of Baluchi and Persian influences on it, the case system in Iranian Baluchi, the Baluchi people in the Arabian Gulf States, the Baluchi language in Turkmenistan, and more. Concludes with a bibliography and a series of maps.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization), Persian (Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Colloquial Language; Culture and Customs; Grammar – Descriptive; Pronunciation
ISBN 3895003662
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2.Title: Language in Society: Eight Sociolinguistic Essays on Balochi

Authors: Jahani, Carina
Year: 2001
Pages: 129

Abstract A series of eight sociolinguistic essays on Baluchi. Includes essays dealing with mother-tongue education and language maintenance, Baluchi orthography in Turkmenistan, unofficial and official efforts to promote a Latin script for Baluchi, peripheral Baluchi communities, and literature in society. Concludes with an index, a bibliography, and a map of Baluchistan.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Cultural Materials; Grammar
Subjects Culture and Customs; Orthography
ISBN 9155446795

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3.Title: English Balochi Colloquial Dictionary [Volume: 1]

Authors: Gilbertson, George Waters; Khan, Ghano
Year: 1996
Pages: 400

Abstract The first volume of a two-volume one-way English-Baluchi dictionary originally published in 1925. Entries include an English head term, an example sentence in Baluchi, a colloquial English translation of the sentence, and a word-by-word parsed translation of the sentence. Entries also mention, where known, the origin of the word.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Dictionary
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4.Title: English Balochi Colloquial Dictionary [Volume: 2]

Authors: Gilbertson, George Waters; Khan, Ghano
Year: 1996
Pages: 426

Abstract The second volume of a two-volume one-way English-Baluchi dictionary originally published in 1925. Entries include an English head term, an example sentence in Baluchi, a colloquial English translation of the sentence, and a word-by-word parsed translation of the sentence. Entries also mention, where known, the origin of the word. Appendices include a discussion of Balouhi accent, and notes on the prefixes, suffixes, and particles used in Baluchi.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Dictionary
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5.Title: Comparative Probe in the Iranian Dialects: Khashi Dialect of the Baluchi Language [Volume: 10]

Authors: Guilani, Jami Shakibi; Kordi, Qani
Year: 1992
Pages: 173

Abstract A comparative analysis of the Baluchi dialect spoken in Khash. The grammar is based on the speech of one informant. Includes a section on phonology, a grammar covering the major grammatical categories, a text, and a glossary. Information is presented by lists of examples in each category in comparison to English and another Iranian language.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Conjugation; Grammar – Descriptive; Pronunciation; Vocabulary; Word Order
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6.Title A Contrastive Analysis of Balochi and Urdu

Authors: Bashir, Elena L.
Year: 1991
Pages: 333

Abstract A comparative grammar of Baluchi and Urdu. Includes chapters on phonology, nouns, adjectives, adverb agreement, verbs and their categories, syntax, semantics, and more. Appendices include a discussion of the gender of the most frequently used Urdu words in a graded reader, the gender of some English words in Urdu, the gender of nouns among 500 most frequently used words in an Urdu newspaper, and specialized words with certain suffixes. Concludes with a glossary of linguistic terms and a bibliography.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization), Urdu (Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Agreement; Conjugation; Declension; Grammar – Descriptive; Pronunciation; Vocabulary; Word Formation; Word Order
Available From Academy for Educational Development, 1255 23rd Steet NW, Washington, DC 20037
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7.Title: A Contrastive Analysis of Balochi and Urdu

Authors: Bashir, Elena L.
Year: 1991

Pages 333Abstract A contrastive grammar of Baluchi and Urdu. Contains chapters covering phonology, nouns, adjectives, adverb agreement, verbs and their categories, syntax, semantics, and suggested scope and sequence for Urdu as a second language. Includes appendices on the gender of nouns in Urdu. Concludes with a bibliography.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization), Urdu (Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Grammar – Descriptive
Available From Academy for Educational Development, 1255 23rd Steet NW, Washington, DC 20037
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8.Title: Basic Balochi: An Introductory Course

Authors: Farrell, Tim
Year: 1990

Pages: 90Abstract A course in Baluchi for the beginning student containing twelve lessons. Each lesson includes a dialogue, one or two grammatical points, and a list of new vocabulary. The course ends with a grammar summary and a topical vocabulary containing words in categories such as verbs, people and relations, nature, body parts, animals, food, household items, clothing, adjectives, adverbs of manner, quantifiers, time words, days, months, and culture.
Instructional Level Beginning
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Textbook
Subjects Conjugation; Dialogues; Grammar Instruction; Pronunciation; Vocabulary; Word Order
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9.Title Standardization and Orthography in the Balochi LanguageAuthors: Jahani, Carina
Year: 1989
Pages: 268

Abstract A linguistic examination of language standardization and the development of an orthography as concerns Baluchi. Discusses the theory of language standardization and orthography, the development of a standard literary language in other Iranian languages, a look at Baluchi dialects and phonology, an examination of language standardization in Baluchi, and Baluchi orthography. An appendix includes sample texts in different dialects of Baluchi, written in Arabic and romanized scripts. Concludes with a bibliography, maps, and an index.
Languages Baluchi (Arabic; Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Orthography
ISBN 9155424872
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10.Title A Grammar, Phrase Book and Vocabulary of Baluchi: as Spoken in the Sultanate of Oman

Authors: Collett, N.A.
Year: 1986
Pages :178

Abstract A grammar, phrasebook of military terms, and short glossary of Baluchi. Begins with a description of Baluchi pronunciation. The grammar includes chapters on the articles and demonstrative adjectives, the noun, the adjective, the pronoun, the verb, the adverb, prepositions and particles, number and time, and courtesy and custom. The phrase book includes phrases to deal with situations such as with your orderly, meetings and social occasions, a party, on parade, inspections, interview on joining, interviews for courses and departures, interviews for compassionate problems and leave, orders, office routine, at the range, on exercises, sports, in the classroom, on operations, building defenses, civilian relations, helicopters and aircraft, and patrols and ambushes. Entries in the glossary include a head term and a simple translation.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Dictionary; Grammar; Phrasebook
Subjects Grammar – Descriptive; Pronunciation; Vocabulary; Word Order
ISBN 0950934518
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11.Title Baluchi Glossary: A Baluchi-English Glossary: Elementary Level

Authors: Ahmad, Mumtaz
Year: 1985
Pages: 150

Abstract A one-way Baluchi-English dictionary containing approximately 2,500 entries. Entries include a Baluchi head term written in the Arabic script, the head term written in romanized form, part of speech, and an English translation. An introduction includes a note on the transcription used and a chart of the pronunciation of the vowels of Baluchi.
Languages Baluchi (Arabic; Romanization)
Materials Dictionary
Available From Dunwoody Press, 6564 Loisdale Court Suite 800, Springfield, Virginia 22150, Phone: 703-797-7400 703-797-7400 , Fax: 301-949-1816, Website: http://www.dunwoodypress.com/
ISBN 093174508X
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12.Title The Grammar of Balochi Language

Authors: Naseer Khan, Agha Mir
Year: 1984
Pages: 193

Abstract A grammar of the Baluchi language. Includes chapters on nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, verb tenses, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections, important rules, infinitives, and active participles. For each phenomenon discussed there is a short grammatical description of the phenomenon and a series of examples to illustrate the topic.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Conjugation; Grammar – Descriptive; Pronunciation
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13.Title Baluchi

Authors: Nawata, Tetsuo
Year: 1981
Pages: 46

Abstract A descriptive grammar of Baluchi. Includes a discussion of phonology, morphology, sentence structure, a comparative list of Baluchi and Afghan Persian vocabulary, and a set of short texts with grammatically parsed translations. The section on morphology includes detailed information on the Baluchi verb.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Conjugation; Declension; Grammar – Descriptive; Pronunciation; Vocabulary; Word Order
Available From Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, 4-chome Nishigahara, Tokyo, Japan 114
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14.Title: Iranian Lexical Elements in Brāhūī

Authors: Rossi, Adriano V.
Year: 1979
Pages: 360

Abstract A linguistic study of Iranian lexical borrowings in Brahui. Includes several alphabetical lists of Brahui words borrowed from Baluchi, Persian, and other Iranian languages. Each entry in the lists includes the Brahui term, the meaning, the origin of the word, and attestations of the item in Baluchi, Persian, and other Iranian languages with the different meanings in these languages included where relevant.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization), Brahui (Romanization), Persian (Romanization)
Materials Grammar
Subjects Etymology; Vocabulary; Word Formation
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15.Title A Course in Baluchi [Volume: 1]

Authors: Barker, Muhammad Abd-Al-Rahman; Mengal, Aqil Khan
Year: 1969
Pages: 526

Abstract The first volume of a two-volume course in Baluchi for the beginning student. Contains twenty lessons. The first few lessons concentrate on the pronunciation and basic grammar of Baluchi. Later lessons begin with dialogues illustrating new grammar and vocabulary as well as cultural phenomena of the Baluchi people. Lessons also include grammatical notes, and conclude with a series of drills and exercises and a vocabulary list.
Instructional Level Beginning
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Textbook
Subjects Conjugation; Culture and Customs; Dialogues; Exercises and Drills; Grammar Instruction; Pronunciation; Vocabulary; Word Order
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16.Title A Course in Baluchi [Volume: 2]

Authors: Barker, Muhammad Abd-Al-Rahman; Mengal, Aqil Khan
Year: 1969
Pages: 669

Abstract The second volume of a two-volume course in Baluchi for the beginning student. Contains ten lessons. This volume presents the Arabic script as used for Baluchi. The first lesson presents the script, while other lessons present texts in Baluchi using the Arabic script. Readings include fables, Baluchi cultural customs, history, folktales, modern short stories, classical poetry, modern poetry, and more. Lessons also include vocabulary lists and exercises.
Instructional Level Beginning
Languages Baluchi (Arabic; Romanization)
Materials Textbook
Subjects Conjugation; Culture and Customs; Dialogues; Exercises and Drills; Grammar Instruction; Pronunciation; Script Instruction; Vocabulary; Word Order
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17.Title Popular Poetry of the Baloches

Authors: Dames, M. Longworth
Year: 1967
Pages: 428

Abstract A reader of Baluchi originally published in 1905. Contains two volumes, bound together. The first volume contains English translations of the Baluchi selections. The second volume contains the original Baluchi texts. Texts include heroic and epic ballads, tribal poems and war ballads, romantic ballads, love songs, religious poems and legends of saints, legends in prose, and lullabies and riddles. The volume concludes with a glossary of rare and obsolete words and an index. The two volumes also include discussions of the classification of Baluchi poetry and the language and forms of Baluchi poetry.
Instructional Level Intermediate / Advanced
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Reader
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19.Title A Vocabulary of Marw Baluchi

Authors: Elfenbein, Josef
Year: 1963
Pages: 106

Abstract A one-way English-Baluchi dictionary of the Marw dialect of Baluchi. Head terms are taken from five Baluchi texts. Entries include a Baluchi head term, a citation of the text the head word was taken from, an English translation, and an etymology, where known. An English index is given in the back of the book.
Languages Baluchi (Romanization)
Materials Dictionary
Subjects Etymology

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20.Title: The Jesus Film Project: video website

Authors: Krish, John; Sykes, Peter

Abstract A two-hour docudrama film about the life of Jesus, based on the Gospel of Luke. Produced by Warner Brothers, directed by John Krish and Peter Sykes, and originally released in 1979, this American film is the focus of a large translation effort to dub it into as many languages as possible. Although it is a proselytization project, from a language teaching perspective, this work represents the only readily available film for hundreds of less commonly taught languages, including many dialectal variants. The film can be viewed online in RealVideo format. The site also offers streaming audio, as well as a one-hour children’s version of the video for some of the languages. Users can purchase versions on portable media such as DVDs through the site’s online shop.
Website http://www.jesusfilm.org/progress/translations.html

Languages Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Algerian, Arabic, Chadian, Arabic, Egyptian, Arabic, Iraqi, Arabic, Modern Standard, Arabic, Moroccan, Arabic, Palestinian, Arabic, Sudanese, Arabic, Tunisian, Armenian, Assamese, Azerbaijani, Baluchi, Bambara, Bashkir, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Bosnian, Brahui, Bulgarian, Buriat, Burmese, Cantonese, Catalan, Cebuano, Chechen, Chewa, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Estonian, Ewe, Finnish, Fula, Georgian, Greek, Modern, Guarani, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Ilocano, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kashmiri, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Luo, Macedonian, Maithili, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Mandarin, Maori, Marathi, Mende, Mongolian, Nahuatl, Navajo, Nepali, Norwegian, Nyanja, Ojibwe, Oriya, Oromo, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Serbian/Croatian, Shona, Sindhi, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Sotho, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tamil, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Tigrinya, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen, Twi, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Wolof, Xhosa, Yakut, Yoruba, Zulu

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21.Title: Digital Dictionaries of South Asia
Authors: Digital South Asia Library

Abstract A website containing online, searchable versions of several print dictionaries for languages such as Baluchi, Bengali, Kashmiri, Marathi, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and more. More dictionaries for more languages are in the planning stages. Most languages offer a choice of dictionaries and glossaries one can use to find words. Dictionary entries appear in romanized scripts and in native scripts using Unicode fonts.
Website http://dsal.uchicago.edu/dictionaries/

Languages Baluchi, Bengali, Kashmiri, Marathi, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
Materials Dictionary
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22.Title Joint Language University

Abstract A portal that aggregates materials, developed in branches of the U.S. government and military, for language self instruction. Catalog available to users with a .gov or .mil email address. Citations to each resource display Interagency Language Roundtable proficiency level, type of material (course, self-assessment tool, cultural material), subject, and synopsis. Site offers 200-hour beginner courses in about 30 languages and intermediate self-assessment tools in about 20. Cultural materials comprise authentic source texts and audio recordings, the majority for learners at ILR level 2+ or 3.
Website http://jlu.wbtrain.com

Languages Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Arabic, Modern Standard, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Baluchi, Bengali, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese, Chechen, Dari, Georgian, Greek, Modern, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Ilocano, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Mandarin, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Quechua, Russian, Sinhalese, Somali, Swahili, Tagalog, Tajik, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese
Materials Cultural Materials; Supplementary Materials; Textbook

Balochi language – general

• Bahar, Ghaus 1998. Balochi lik war
• Bakhsh, M., Farrell, T. and Razzaq, A. (Forthcoming) Balochi Ganj – A Balochi to Balochi and English Dictionary,
• Baloch , Abdul Qayyum. 1972. Balochi Zahg Balad.
• Balochi Rasm ul-Xatte Kanwinshin, 1972. Quetta: the Balochistan Text Book Board.
• Baluch, Mohammad Sardar Khan. 1958 (3rd Edition 1984). History of Baluch Race and Baluchistan, Quetta: Nisa Traders.
• Baluch, Mohammad Sardar Khan. 1984. A Literary History of the Baluchis, 2 Vols. Quetta, Pakistan: The Baluchi Academy.
• Barker, M.A.R. and Mengal, A.Q. 1969. Buni Kitab: A course in Baluchi.
• Dashtiari, Saba. 1995. Ed. Balochi Zubane Akibat, Karachi: Jadgal Chap o Shing, Lyari.
• Elfenbein, J. 1966. The Baluchi language. A dialectology with texts
• Elfenbein, J. 1983. A Baluchi Miscellany of Erotica and Poetry: Codex Oriental Additional 24048 of the British Library, Supplemento n. 35 agli ANNALI – Vol. 43, fasc. 2. Napoli: Istituto Universitario Orientale.
• Farrell, T. 1995. ‘Fading Ergativity? A Study of Ergativity in Balochi’ In David C. Bennett, Theodora Bynon, and B. George Hewitt, Eds. Subject, Voice and Ergativity: Selected Essays, p. 218-243. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. ISBN 0-7286-0238-5.
• Frye, R.N. 1961. ‘Remarks on Baluchi history.’ CAJ. 6.
• Gilbertson, G.W. 1923. The Balochi language.
• Grierson, G.A. 1921. ‘Balochi’ in the Linguistic Survey of India, X.
• Hashmi. S., Sayad Ganj The Balochi-Balochi Dictionary, Karachi 2000.
• Hashmi, Sayyid, 1960 Balochi Bungeji
• Hashmi, Sayyid, 1962. Balochi syahage rast nabisag reprinted 1990.
• Jahani, Carina. 1989. Standardization and Orthography in The Balochi Language. Uppsala.
• Kundi, Mansoor Akbar. 1993. (2nd Edition 1994) Balochistan: A Socio-Cultural and Political Analysis, Quetta: Qasim Printers.
• Mahmoodzahi, M., Vazheh Nameh Rishe Shenasaneh Zaban e Balochi, M.A. thesis (unpublished), Shiraz 1991.
• Mahmoodzahi, M., Moghyeseh Zaban e Balochi ba Zabanhaye Iraniye bastan, (Comparative study between Balochi and Old Iranian Languages) PhD. Thesis (unpublished), Tehran 1999.
• Marri, Mir Khuda Bakhsh. 1963. Qadim Balochi Shairi, (Urdu Translation), Quetta: International Press.
• Rahman, Tariq. 1996. Language and Politics in Pakistan, Karachi: Oxford University Press.
• Rooman, M. Anwar. 1979. Education in Balochistan, Quetta: Gosha-e-Adab.
• Shahwani, Aseer Abdul Qadir. 1998. Balochi Zuban o Adab, Quetta: Balochi Academy.
• Titus, Paul. 1997. Marginality and Modernity: Ethnicity and Change in Post-Colonial Balochistan, Karachi: Oxford University Press.
• Zarubin, I.I. 1932. Baluchi tales.

Textbooks/handbooks and books for learning Balochi:
• Baloch, M. B., Baloch, A. R., and Farrell T., 1990. Miiraas (“Inheritance” – A Children’s story book in Balochi.) Kalakot Coaching Centre, Karachi.
• Baloch, M. B., Baloch, A. R., and Farrell T., 1990. Jaan Mohammad, Anwar o Har, (“Jan Mohammad, Anwar and the donkey” – A Children’s story book in Balochi.) Kalakot Coaching Centre, Karachi.
• Baloch, M. B., Baloch, A. R., and Farrell T., 1990. Makisk mae dushman (“Flies our enemies” – A health/story book in Balochi.) Kalakot Coaching Centre, Karachi.
• Baloch, M. B., Baloch, A. R., and Farrell T., 1991. Sheikh Callii o Roghin (“Sheikh Challi and the ghee” – A Children’s story book in Balochi.) Kalakot Coaching Centre, Karachi.
• Baloch, M. B., Baloch, A. R., and Farrell T., 1993. Laap Ricage Biimaarii (A Health book on Diarrhoea in Balochi.) Kalakot Coaching Centre, Karachi.
• Barakzai, Akbar. 1963 Zahg Balad.Partially reprinted in 1987 by Baloch Itahad, Kuwait.
• Gul Rang Lal Mohd and Yasmin. 1995a Petap. Azat Jamaldini Academy, Karachi.
Gul Rang Lal Mohd and Yasmin. 1995b Buni Kitab. Azat Jamaldini Academy, Karachi.
• Meyar, Ghulam Mahi Uddin. 1986. Siken. Sharp Kitab Jah, Karachi.
• Nadwi, Khair Mohammad. 1951. Balochi Qaidah. Maktabah Saughat, Karachi.
• Nadwi, Khair Mohammad. 1978. Balochie Awli Kitab. Karachi: Maktabah Saughat.
• Rind, Lal Baxsh. 1983a. Balochi Bwan. Karachi: Balochi Publications.
• Rind, Lal Baxsh. 1983b. Balochi Hel Bikan. Karachi: Balochi Publications.
• Sadiq, Abdul Halim, and Temur Khan. 1987. Buni Kitab, (“Basic Book” – A Primer in Western Balochi). Quetta: Shal Association Pakistan.

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