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Linguistic tools

ZIMBARBORT

Complete online Cimbrian<>Italian dictionary, with the pronunciation of each word (over 6,000 registered Cimbrian words) and sentence (5000 examples of sentences). Available in web version, for iPad, and in e-book and pdf formats. Soon available as app.

http://www.zimbarbort.it/


CIMBRIAN TOPONYMY – PLACE NAMES IN CIMBRIAN

All the names of traditional places in the municipality of Luserna and its surrounding areas, each featuring an audio file for pronunciation, historical geographic information, and photo galleries in a Google-map format that can be zoomed in and out.

http://maps.smallcodes.com/luserna/


TÖNLE BINTARN – ELECTRONIC BOOK AND AUDIOBOOK “HISTORY OF TÖNLE”

The extraordinary short novel by Mario Rigoni Stern translated in Cimbrian by Andrea Nicolussi Golo. Tönle finds his true voice in Cimbrian language. An electronic book and an audiobook using the latest “read with me” technology. As reading progresses, the corresponding parts of the text are highlighted to allow easy understanding also for those who are not familiar with the Cimbrian written language.

http://tonlebintarn.smallcodes.com/home.page


 MY FIRST WORDS – ILLUSTRATED BOOK

The electronic version of the illustrated book “My First Words”, a true “first vocabulary” developed in partnership with other minorities in Trentino-South Tyrol. This is the Cimbrian version, including a lot of traditional lexicon and many neologisms, each with its pronunciation, that follows other versions in the Ladin languages of Val di Fassa, Val Badia, Val Gardena, Val di Livinallongo and Friuli.

http://bortar.smallcodes.com/


INTERACTIVE GRAMMAR

A basic Cimbrian course, with interactive online exercises, insights and links to the Zimbarbort database completes the Luserna’s Cimbrian Grammar by Luca Panieri.

http://treffan.zimbarbort.it/


BAR SPILN UN LIRNEN PITTAR MUSIK

The electronic version of the illustrated book “Bar spiln a lirnen pittar musik – Kantzü vor by Untarschual”, complete with audio files of songs, lyrics and scores.

http://kantzu.smallcodes.com/