ERIC Number: ED047313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Papers in African Linguistics. Current Inquiry into Language and Linguistics I.
Kim, Chin-Wu, Ed.; Stahlke, Herbert, Ed.
This volume, a collection of selected papers from the Conference on African Languages and Linguistics organized by the Department of Linguistics of the University of Illinois and held at Urbana-Champaign on April 24-25, 1970, contains: W. E. Welmers, "The Typology of the Proto-Niger-Kordofanian Noun Class System"; D. Dalby, "A Referential Approach to the Classification of African Languages"; T. Givon, "Some Historical Changes in the Noun-Class System of Bantu, Their Possible Causes and Wider Applications"; L. M. Hyman and E. F. K. Voeltz, "The Linguistic Status of Bamileke"; J. B. Eulenberg, "Conjunction Reduction and Reduplication in African Languages"; I. George, "The a-Construction in Nupe: Perfective, Stative, Causative, or Instrumental?"; G. Haile, "The Suffix Pronouns in Amharic"; J. Harries, "Verbless Sentences and 'Verbs of Being' in Tamazight"; D. P. Kunene, "Special Deverbative Nouns Used as Eulogues in Sesotho"; A. Myers, "Assertion and Presupposition in Kikuyu"; E. F. K. Voeltz, "Toward the Syntax of the Ideophone in Zulu"; C. S. Bird, "Observations on Initial Consonant Change in Southwestern Mande"; F. Heny, "Explanatory Tone Assignment Rules in Bantu"; W. R. Leben, "The Morphophonemics of Tone in Hausa"; I. Richardson, "'Displaced Tones' in Sukuma"; R. Spears, "Mende, Loko, and Maninka Tonal Correspondences"; H. Stahlke, "On the Status of Nasalized Vowels in Kwa." (FWB)
Descriptors: African Languages, Amharic, Bantu Languages, Diachronic Linguistics, Hausa, Language Classification, Mende, Morphophonemics, Nouns, Phonology, Pronouns, Syntax, Tone Languages, Verbs
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Identifiers: Bamileke; Indeophones; Kikuyu; Kwa; Mande; Maninka; Nupe; Sesotho; Sukuma; Tamazight