ERIC Number: EJ584662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Science Nomenclature in Africa: Physics in Nguni.
Dlodlo, Temba S.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v36 n3 p321-31 Mar 1999
Proposes a way of creating a modern scientific vocabulary in various African languages by giving scientific meaning to generally accessible words that are explanatory concepts rather than by borrowing from European languages by phonetic transcription. Describes a sample Nguni nomenclature for physics. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; South Africa; Zimbabwe