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Linguistic Typology and Representation of African Languages (Trends in African Linguistics)

by John M. Mugane

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Published by Afirca World Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African studies,
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Study & Teaching,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Africa,
  • Typology (Linguistics),
  • African Languages (See Also Swahili),
  • Congresses,
  • African Languages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8860083M
    ISBN 101592211550
    ISBN 109781592211555

      Linguistic Typology and Representation of African Languages by John M. Mugane (Editor) Call Number: PLL45 Cambridge Histories. Secondary Research Interests: Polynesian languages, Chibchan languages. My book Cilungu Phonology is now out! in Linguistic Typology and Representation of African Languages, J. Mugane (ed.). Trenton: Africa World Press,

    Eme and Mbagwu ( ) observe government policies that could encourage the use of African languages in African literature are absent. For instance, no African language is the only official. This book focuses on the form and the function of commands--directive speech acts such as pleas, entreaties, and orders--from a typological perspective. A team of internationally-renowned experts in the field examine the interrelationship of these speech acts with cultural stereotypes and practices, as well as their origins and development, especially in the light of language contact.

    diversity. To cite Greenberg’s () influentual classification, the roughly languages of Africa fall into four major linguistic phyla: Niger-Congo, Afro-Asiatic, Nilo-Saharan, and Khoisan (see Heine & Nurse for a more recent overview of African languages and their classification). Her other recent publications with OUP include Languages of the Amazon (; paperback ), The Art of Grammar (), and How Gender Shapes the World (). She is co-editor, with R. M. W. Dixon, of The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Typology (CUP, ), and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Evidentiality (OUP, ).


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Linguistic Typology and Representation of African Languages [John M. Mugane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For the thirty third consecutive year, the Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL) has provided the major forum for the discussion of linguistic data geared towards understanding how African languages are constituted4/5(1).

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Linguistic typology and representation of African languages. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Linguistic typology and representation of African languages. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Linguistic typology and representation of African languages.

The Linguistic Typology and Representation of African Languages 作者: Mugane, John M./ CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN LINGUISTICS 页数: 定价: 元 ISBN: The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Typology - edited by Alexandra Y.

Aikhenvald March Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics – Voloshinov, V. The Languages of Africa is a book of essays by the linguist Joseph Greenberg, in which the author sets forth a genetic classification of African languages that, with some changes, continues to be the most commonly used one today.

Chapter 4: Linguistic Typology 1 Chapter 4 Linguistic typology Introduction Simply speaking, the study of universals is concerned with what human languages have in common, while the study of typology deals with ways in which languages differ from each other.

This contrast, however, is not sharp. When languages differ. Book description This book represents the first comprehensive examination of templatic constructions - namely, linguistic structures involving unexpected linear stipulation - in both morphology and syntax from a typological perspective.

This innovative handbook takes a fresh look at the currently underestimated linguistic diversity of Africa, the continent with the largest number of languages in the world. It covers the major domains of linguistics, offering both a representative picture of Africa’s linguistic landscape as well as new and at times unconventional perspectives.

This book represents the first comprehensive examination of templatic constructions - namely, linguistic structures involving unexpected linear stipulation - in both morphology and syntax from a typological perspective.

It provides a state-of-the-art overview of the previous literature, develops a new typology for categorizing templatic constructions across grammatical domains, and examines.

The papers cover language acquisition, syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, as well as language use and function in Africa making proposals concerning the proper analysis and representation of linguistic information.

This book is dedicated to Charles J. Fillmore whose nuanced insights about the nature of grammar systems has helped to transform the theoretical study of language: they have led many researchers over many years to explore construction-theoretic approaches to linguistic analysis. He is a singular naturalist of language and a keen grammar watcher.

Book Description. There are generally estimated to be between 4, and 6, languages in the world. This number alone gives an idea of the immense diversity of languages: at the same time, there also has to be an underlying unity to human languages. Linguistic Typology is the study of the structural similarities between languages, regardless.

This new four volume collection on Linguistic Typology will be an essential source of reference for linguists of all theoretical convictions. It will provide a state-of-the-art overview of work on linguistic typology, its history, its methodology, theoretical foundations and major achievements.

SIL Electronic Book Reviews Historical linguistics and the comparative study of African languages By Gerrit J. Dimmendaal Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, Pp. ebook $, € Morphological typology is a way of classifying the languages of the world (see linguistic typology) that groups languages according to their common morphological structures.

The field organizes languages on the basis of how those languages form words by combining morphemes. Analytic languages contain very little inflection, instead relying on features like word order and auxiliary words to.

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Studies in African Linguistic Typology (Typological Studies in Language). The twenty-one papers that make up this volume reflect the broad perspective of African linguistic typology studies today.

Where previous volumes would present language material from a very restricted area and perspective, the present contributions reflect the global interest and orientation of current African linguistic studies.

The present volume consists of sixteen papers highlighting the linguistic geography of Africa, covering, in particular, southern Africa with its Khoisan languages. A wide range of phenomena are discussed to give an overview of the pattern of social, cultural, and linguistic interaction that characterizes Africa's linguistic geography.

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Shimaore, one of the languages, is spoken on the disputed island of. Larry M. Hyman (born Septem in Los Angeles) is Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California at is a specialist in phonology, and has particular interest in African received his B.S., M.A, and Ph.D.

degrees from the University of California at Los Angeles. He has received numerous grants for his research, mostly.African languages and linguistic typology Jeff Good [email protected] University at Buffalo Draft, January 1. Introduction Starting with the seminal work of Joseph Greenberg in the s, the study of linguistic typology has taken on increasing prominence .November Linguistic Typology Tong Wu A typological overview is given of the syntax of prenominal relative clauses, based on a large number of languages of different families and areas and.