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African Languages/Langues Africaines

Volume 2 1976, 1st Edition

By P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu


160 pages

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Volume 2 of African Languages includes articles originally published in 1976, written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters on an early Vai manuscript from Liberia, John Clarke's unidentified Nago dialect and swahili secondary education in Tanzania.

Table of Contents

1. Le Champ Sémantique de Thème Bantou Claire Grégoire 2. John Clarke's Unidentified Nago Dialect William Bascom 3. Agentive Nouns in Swahili - Deverbatives? J. Douglas Woods 4. An Early Vai Manuscript from Liberia Svend E. Holsoe 5. Notes on Tone in Bantu Nominal Stems A. E. Meeussen 6. Forgotten Men: Zulu Bards and Praising at the Time of the Zulu Kings Elizabeth Gunner 7. Kolá, Tpalá, ou Kpalá? Notes sur les Occlusives doubles dan la Langue Daba-Mousgoy (Kola) du Nord Cameroun Klaus Wedekind 8. The Language of Self-Reliance: Swahili-Medium Secondary Education in Tanzanie Beverley G. Kirkland 9. Stativity, Ergativity and the -rV Suffixes in Igbo P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu 10. Ẹdo (Bini) in the Polyglotta Africana Ben Ohi Elugbe 11. Review Article, Dictionary of the Nupe Language by A. W. Banfield, 1914, 1969, Isaac George

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Linguistic Surveys of Africa

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Etymology
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies