1.2. Functions of Miromaa
- Your Language Journey Workbook -
Document your language
Manage your language work, access to your work and adhere to community protocols
Gather and Maintain a digital library all in the one place on your computer
Create and Share language resources
Learn your language, the sounds, the grammar and everything in between
LANGUAGE DOCUMENTATION WITH MIROMAA
Language documentation in Miromaa is comprehensive, simple, innovative and fun! Miromaa believes every piece of language evidence as sacred and entrusts YOU the community, to manage, own and plan all aspects of your language documentation.
Miromaa treats language as living, changing and evolving and understands the unique environment many of us in language reclamation and revival are working in.
MANAGE WITH MIROMAA
Miromaa helps you manage all aspects of your language work in the one place.
You can set up your Miromaa House to mirror your community protocols, manage your team and their roles and also control access to your work.
Many of the fields in Miromaa can be customized for YOUR language so you can set up the program to suit YOUR language and community needs.
Miromaa will help you create a library and archive all of your language sources in one place. It can house all forms of multimedia and is set up to help you easily access and use your materials.
CREATE AND SHARE WITH MIROMAA
Creating and sharing language resources in Miromaa is possible in a range of formats. These include wordlists, lexicons, dictionaries picture dictionaries and Apps for iPhone and iPad.
You control and manage the process and just as our languages are evolving, your resources aren’t static either; they can be changed, updated and redistributed as many times as you need.
Miromaa has built in filters so you can choose what parts of your main house you want exported out and into what formats. It’s also great that if you make a mistake in one of your exports you can simply go back and do it again!
LISTEN, UNDERSTAND AND LEARN WITH MIROMAA
Miromaa provides a place for you to gather, respect and learn about your language all in the one place. The way it is set up means you use and respect the documentations of the past and continue our tradition of passing knowledge down between the generations. Every part of your language’s history is important and valued in Miromaa.
Once you have all of your language documentation in Miromaa it is accessible in a format that you can begin to learn the mechanics of your language as well as learning the language itself.