The Bantu Languages

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Routledge, Mar 21, 2006 - Foreign Language Study - 728 pages
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Gerard Philippson is Professor of Bantu Languages at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales and is a member of the Dyamique de Langage research team of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Lyon II University. He has mainly worked on comparative Bantu tonology. Other areas of interest include Afro-Asiatic, general phonology, linguistic classification and its correlation with population genetics.
 

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Contents

Introduction Derek Nurse and Gérard Philippson
Referring to the Bantu
Segmental phonology Larry M Hyman
ToneCharles
Derivation Thilo C
3Verbtonoun derivation
Compounding
Bantu nominal morphology Francis Katamba
TheBantu languages of the forest Claire Grégoire
The B30 language group Lolke J van der Veen
3Noun morphology
Babole C101 Myles Leitch
Lega Beya dialect D25 Robert Botne
5Summary 24Kilimanjaro Bantu E60 and E74 Gérard Philippson and MarieLaure
3Thenoun and noun phrase
5Verb morphology

Syntax Thomas Bearth
Historical
3Bantuhistorical
Towards ahistorical classification ofthe
Grammaticalization Tom Güldemann
Contact languages in the Bantu area Salikoko S Mufwene
Theacquisition ofBantu languages Katherine Demuth
3Morphology
Makaa A83 Teresa Heath
TheInterlacustrine zone Zone J Yvonne Bastin
Introduction
Makhuwa P30 Charles Kisseberth
Syntax 28 Western Savanna K R Gabriele Sommer
Demography and classification 2 Phonology morphophonology andtone
2Phonetics and phonology
HereroR31 EdwardD Elderkin
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Gerard Philippson is Professor of Bantu Languages at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales and is a member of the Dyamique de Langage research team of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Lyon II University. He has mainly worked on comparative Bantu tonology. Other areas of interest include Afro-Asiatic, general phonology, linguistic classification and its correlation with population genetics.

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