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The Language Families Of Africa

Second edition, 1st Edition

By A Werner

Routledge

152 pages

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Description

Published in 1925, this introduction provides an accessible account of language families in Africa. Covering the five families of African languages: the Sudan family, the Bantu family, the Hamitic family, the Bushman family and the Semitic family, it provides a detailed study of the languages, phonetics and linguistic content. The book will be of use to anyone interested in the history and development of human speech.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory. 2. The Five Families Of African Languages. 3. The Sudanian Family. 4. The Bantu Family. 5. The Hamitic Languages. 6. The Key To The Bantu Languages. 7. The Bushman Languages. 8. The Semitic Family. 9. Bibliography. 10. Map.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN008000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism