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African Languages/Langues Africaines

Volume 5 (1) 1979, 1st Edition

Edited by Kahombo Mateene, P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu, David Dalby, Derek Nurse

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158 pages

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Volume 5 (1) of African Languages originally published in 1979, is a special issue focussing on the Bantu languages in Tanzania. The languages are discussed according to 4 regions of Tanzania and although the sub-grouping is lexicostatistical, the classification is borne out by other consdierations, such as phonology and verbal morphology.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Rutara 1. Classification 2. Lexicostatistical Overview 3. Haya 4. Ha 5. 100 Word List Part 2: West Tanzania 1. Classification 2. Nilyamba 3. Nyaturu 4. Sukuma 5. Nyamwezi 6. 100 Word List Part 3: N. E. Tanzania 1. Classification 2. Lexicostatstical Overview 3. Gogo 4. Lugulu 5. Zalamo 6. Shambala 7. 100 Word List Part 4: Southern Tanzania 1. Classification 2. Lexicostatistical Overview 3. Bena/Hehe 4. Note on Hehe 5. Nyakyusa 6. Makonde 7. Yao 8. 100 Word List

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Linguistic Surveys of Africa

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN009010
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
LAN009060
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax
LAN024000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Etymology
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies