H. Ekkehard Wolff / Orin D. Gensler: Proceedings of the 2nd WOCAL World Congress of African Linguistics, Leipzig 1997 [PDF]

 69.80

Includes 7% VAT
To view and read PDF documents, you need a PDF reader, e.g. Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit Reader.

Description

2000
X, 791 pp.
8 maps, 59 illustrations, 7 diagrams, numerous tables

Text languages: English, French

CONTENTS

Editors’ Note

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

Mohamed H. Abdulaziz:
Some Issues of Concern in the Linguistics of African Languages

Ayo Bamgbose:
African Language Use and Development – Aspirations and Reality

Paul Newman:
Writing a Reference Grammar of an African Language – Conceptual and Methodological Issues

Kay Williamson:
Towards Reconstructing Proto-Niger-Congo

I. LANGUAGE IN CULTURE AND SOCIETY

Steve Barrett / Eugene H. Casad:
What they say and what they do

Nikolai Dobronravin:
Hausa, Songhay and Mande Languages in Nigeria – Multilingualism in Kebbi and Sokoto

Okon Essien:
What is in a Name? A Linguistic and Cultural Explication of Ibibio Personal Names

Philip A. Noss:
“Language of the Streets” and Editorial Commentary in Cameroon

Lolke Van der Veen:
Étude de la dénomination des troubles pathologiques en Afrique centrale bantoue

II. LANGUAGE IN TIME AND SPACE

Roger Blench:
Revising Plateau – Recent Research on the Languages of Central Nigeria

France Cloarec-Heiss:
Mesures dialectales en 3 dimensions – application à une aire dialectale hétérogène, l’aire banda

Bruce Connell:
The Integrity of Mambiloid

Djita Issa Djarangar:
Essai de classification des langues sara

Edgar E. Gregersen:
Some Thoughts on Afro-Dravidian

B. Akíntúndé Oyètádé/ Malami Buba:
Hausa Loan Words in Yorùbá

Marie-Claude Simeone-Senelle:
Situation linguistique dans le sud de l’Erythrée

III. PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY

Akinbiyi Akinlabi / Eno Urua:
Tone in Ibibio Verbal Reduplication

Yiwola Awoyale:
The Phonological Structure of Yoruba Ideophones

Denis Creissels:
A Domain-Based Approach to Setswana Tone

Catherine Labroussi:
Spirant-Devoicing and Genetic Classification in Eastern Bantu

Robert Nicolaï:
Voyelles nasales ou consonnes aspirées nasales en songhay (approche de la marginalité)

Knut J. Olawsky:
Tone Patterns and Morphology in Dagbani – The Prosodic Structure of Nouns

Kenneth S. Olson / Brian E. Schrag:
An Overview of Mono Phonology

John R. Watters:
Tone in Western Ejagham (Etung) – The Case of Lexical and Postlexical Tone on Nouns

IV. GRAMMAR AND LEXICON

Mahaman Bachir Attouman:
L’opposition occurrence ouverte / occurrence fermée à travers le système aspectuel du hawsa

Jasmina Bonato:
Surprise! Surprise! How the Future Tense is Used to Mark Dramatisation in Twi (Akan) Narrative Discourse

Sonja E. Bosch:
On the Conceptualization of Possession in Zulu

Malami Buba:
On the Deictic Features of Speaker-Based Hausa Demonstratives

Michael J.C. Echeruo:
The Igbo Verb and the Lexicon

Rachélle Gauton:
Locative Noun Classes in Bantu – The Case for Recognizing Two Additional Locative Noun Class Prefixes

Peter Gottschligg:
Subject Choice of Applicative Verbs in North-Atlantic

Gerald Heusing:
Defective Double Object Constructions in Lamang (Central Chadic)

John P. Hutchison:
Predicate Focusing Constructions in African and Diaspora Languages

Peter Kalchofner:
Stative Verbs in Twi (Akan)

You may also like…