Citations:cambarysu

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English citations of cambarysu

  • 1898, The Review of Reviews, volume 18, page 157:
    Dr. Bach found that each habitation or malocca occupied by the tribe was supplied with a cambarysu or telegraph, which enabled them to communicate with each other.
  • 1898 July 28, The Nation, volume 67, page 73:
    It is apparently a cylinder, with a hollow chamber, of wood, rubber, and hide, partly buried in a pit lined with fragments of wood, hide, and resins. These "cambarysus" are hidden in moloccos (habitations) a mile apart, and, [...]
  • 1898 October 12, Sketch: A Journal of Art and Actuality, volume 23, page 514:
    When one camp wishes to correspond with the other, they strike violently with a mallet on the cambarysu, and the sound is transmitted by the earth to the cambarysu of the other camp.
  • 1902, The Papoose, page 30:
    These Indians live in little settlements lying at distances about a mile apart north and south. The telegraphic instrument, called by them "Cambarysu"[,] is placed in the ground [...]
  • 1908, Francis Arthur Jones, Thomas Alva Edison: Sixty Years of an Inventor's Life, page 83:
    "I found," wrote Dr. Bach, some years ago, in an American geographical magazine, "that each habitation or malocca occupied by the tribe was supplied with a cambarysu, or telegraph, [...]
  • 1946, Julian Haynes Steward, Handbook of South American Indians, volume 3, page 679:
    The Catukinaru of the upper Jurua River developed an amazing "telegraph" (cambarysú), consisting of signal drums which when struck transmitted vibrations to other drums,

French citations of cambarysu

  • 1898, Cosmos (Paris. 1885): revue des sciences et de leurs applications
    Dans chaque malocca, est caché un de ces cambarysu,
  • 1899, Bulletin de la Société de géographie de l'Est, page 304:
    M. José Bach, qui a parcouru récemment le pays des Indiens Catuquinaru, dans le bassin de l'Amazone, a signalé le cambarysu, dont ces indigènes, qui habitent entre les rivières Embyra et Embyrasu font usage pour communiquer [...]
  • 1899, Revue francaise de l'etranger et des colonies et Exploration:
    M. José Bach qui a parcouru récemment le pays des Indiens Catuquinaru, dans le bassin de l'Amazone, a signalé le cambarysu, dont ces indigènes, [...]
  • 1976, Speech Surrogates, part 1, page 38:
    Sans parler du remarquable cambarysu ou téléphone des Cataquinaru de l'Embira, ingénieux appareil à communication souterraine, décrit et représenté par le Dr. Bach, en 1898, dans le Geographical Journal [...]