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ERIC Number: ED003870
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 129
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A BINI GRAMMAR, PART 1--PHONOLOGY.
WESCOTT, ROGER W.
A PHONOLOGY OF BINI GRAMMAR (A LANGUAGE OF WESTERN NIGERIA) HAS BEEN DESIGNED FOR A HIGHLY HETEROGENEOUS AUDIENCE. THE VOLUME IS AIMED AT (1) AREA SPECIALISTS INTERESTED IN LANGUAGE OR CULTURE STUDIES OF AFRICA, (2) ETHNOGRAPHERS FOCUSING ON THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF THE EDO-SPEAKING PEOPLES, (3) HISTORIANS WORKING ON THE BENIN PROJECT OF IBADAN UNIVERSITY, (4) LINGUISTS CONCERNED WITH ANALYTICAL PROCEDURES, (5) MISSIONARIES IN THE BENIN AREA, AND (6) BINI-SPEAKING TEACHERS AND WRITERS WHO SEEK A MORE EXACT UNDERSTANDING OF THEIR LANGUAGE. IN THE CHAPTERS FOLLOWING THE INTRODUCTION, THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES THE ELEMENTS OF BINI, BEGINNING WITH SOUNDS AND MOVING THROUGH FORMS TO SENTENCES, CONCLUDING WITH A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF DISCOURSE TYPES AND THEIR RELATION TO BINI CULTURE. A MORPHOLOGY OF BINI GRAMMAR WAS ASSIGNED ACCESSION NUMBER ED 003 871, AND LEXEMICS, ED 003 872. (JC)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. African Studies Center.
Identifiers: MICHIGAN; Michigan (East Lansing); NIGERIA