The Arta language, or the language of Edilod (‘people from the downriver’), is a language spoken by the Negrito population in Luzon, the Philippines. Yukinori Kimoto has been working on the language since 2012, and the first-hand materials about the language are available from the following sources.
- Number of entries (Feb. 01, 2021):
- Root words: 2144
- Root and derived words: 3522
- Citation (example):
Kimoto, Yukinori. In Progress. Arta (Edilod) – English Dictionary. SIL International. Available at https://www.webonary.org/arta/.
- Kimoto, Yukinori. 2017. A Grammar of Arta: A Philippine Negrito language. Ph.D dissertation, Kyoto University, Japan.
Phonology and subgrouping:
- Kimoto, Yukinori. 2017. Mora, Vowel Length, and Diachrony: Case for Arta, A Philippine Negrito Language. In Liao Hsiu-chuan (ed.) JSEALS Special Publication No. 1. Issues in Austronesian Historical Linguistics: 1–22.
Discourse material synchronized with audio data (morphological and syntactic glossings based on GRAID annotation system)
- Kimoto, Yukinori. 2019. Multi-CAST Arta. In Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan (eds.), Multi-CAST: Multilingual corpus of annotated spoken texts. (multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/#arta).