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ERIC Number: ED016955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 294
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A REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF ADAMAWA FULANI. AFRICAN LANGUAGE MONOGRAPH NUMBER 8.
STENNES, LESLIE H.
THIS REFERENCE WORK IS A STRUCTURAL GRAMMAR OF THE ADAMAWA DIALECT OF FULANI AS SPOKEN IN NIGERIA AND CAMEROUN. IT IS PRIMARILY WRITTEN FOR LINGUISTS AND THOSE WHO ALREADY KNOW FULANI. THE GRAMMAR IS DIVIDED INTO THREE PARTS--(1) PHONEMICS AND MORPHOPHONEMICS, DISCUSSING SEGMENTAL AND SUPRASEGMENTAL PHONEMES, PERMITTED SEQUENCES OF PHONEMES, PHONEME REDUCTION, VARIATION IN VOWEL LENGTH, VOWEL HARMONY, AND MORPHOLOGICAL STRESS, (2) MORPHOLOGY, TREATING NOMINALS, VERBALS, AND NONINFLECTED PARTS OF SPEECH, (3) SYNTAX, DISCUSSING PHRASES, CLAUSES, AND DISCOURSES. THE FULANI CORPUS WAS TAPE-RECORDED FROM NATIVE INFORMANTS IN THE FIELD. THIS GRAMMAR WAS PUBLISHED BY THE AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN 48823. (TP)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. African Studies Center.
Identifiers: Africa (West); Cameroon; NIGERIA