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Transliterations and mapping of LCAAJ fieldnotes (SEYD project)

Schäfer, Lea

This repository contains transliterations and mappings of the Language and Culture Archive of Ashkenazic Jewry (LCAAJ; 1959–1972) field notes made in the course of the project Syntax of Eastern Yiddish Dialects (SEYD; 2017–2022) based on the Columbia Libraries' digitized materials (

General structure:
⁃ SEYD-list.csv provides an overview of the transliterated LCAAJ questions.
- A compilation of the maps and a brief description of the procedure and of how the data is organized can be found in the file SEYD-indexfile (Available in different formats).
- On is a simple browser based map viewer.
- The zipped folder "data" contains the individual data sets (transliterations, maps, layer, etc.).

Cite as:
Schäfer, Lea (2022). Transliterations and mappings of LCAAJ field notes. (Columbia Academic Commons) doi: 10.7916/d8-nc5d-ep60.


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