Antje Meissner / Anne Storch (eds.): Nominal Classification in African Languages [PDF]


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FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 12/2000

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165 pp.
2 maps, 3 graphs, numerous tables

Text language: English


Antje Meißner / Anne Storch: Preface of the Editors
Roger Blench: Transitions in Izere nominal morphology and implications for the analysis of Plateau languages
Herrmann Jungraithmayr: Zum Genus im Tschadischen
Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer: The noun classification of Cala (Bogon) – A case of contact-induced change
Antje Meißner: Some remarks on the morphology of Maa animal nouns
Anne Storch / Yao Koffi: Noun classes and consonant alternation in Akebu
Ulrike Zoch: Genus im Hausa von Kumasi (Ghana)


Herrmann Jungraithmayr / Gábor Takács: Altägyptisch zwr (swr) gleich berbero-tschadischem *sw-?
Gábor Takács: Tangale-Etymologien I

Buchbesprechungen · Book Reviews · Compte-rendus de publications

Michael J.C. Echeruo: Igbo-English dictionary – A comprehensive dictionary of the Igbo language, with an English-Igbo index (Rose-Juliet Anyanwu)
Jouni F. Maho: A comparative study of Bantu noun classes (Peter Gottschligg)
Jouni F. Maho: Few people, many tongues – The languages of Namibia (Sabine Hoeth)
Sergio Baldi: A first ethnolinguistic comparison of Arabic loanwords common to Hausa and Swahili (Rudolf Leger)
Michael Noonan: A grammar of Lango (Vladimir Morozov)
Rose-Juliet Anyanwu: Aspects of Igbo grammar – Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology and the Tonology of Nouns (Henning Schreiber)

In addition to this documentation, further descriptions of noun/nominal class systems in several African language families have been published:

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