On the Grammar of Senegalese Drum Language
Yoad Winter
Supplementary Materials

Click on the video to hear sabar sounds.

sabar phonemes:

Basic hand strokes: gin, pin, pax
Basic stick strokes: tan, tac, ce
Some variations of the pax stroke
Hand+Stick strokes: rwan, rwe, drin

Sabar onomatopoeia:

Sabar rhythms corresponding to the Wolof imperatives gaawal ‘hurry up’ and ńëwal ‘at leisure’ (lit.‘come’)

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