K. Beyer / G. Boden / B. Köhler / U. Zoch (eds.): Linguistics across Africa – Festschrift for Rainer Vossen [PDF]


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377 pp.
1 colour map, 6 b/w maps, 12 colour photographs, 3 colour figures, 5 b/w figures, numerous tables and charts

Text languages: English, French, German


Geleitwort der HerausgeberInnen

Rudolf Leger:
Rainer Vossen – Für Afrika bestimmt!

Rose-Juliet Anyanwu:
Information structure in the West African Benue-Congo languages Hõne, Igbo, Kana, Kuteb, and Yukuben

Alan Barnard:
Was the first language a Khoisan language?

Sebastian K. Bemile:
The proverb and universal thought

Andy Chebanne:
Eastern Kalahari Khoe languages – An update of their sociolinguistic and linguistic situations in Botswana

Abdourahmane Diallo:
Approximations phonologiques chez les locuteurs sosophones du français informel

Gerrit Dimmendaal:
On word-final voicing contrasts in Nilotic and beyond

Edward Elderkin:
Historical correlates of stress in ‖Ani

Anne-Maria Fehn:
Revisiting tense and aspect in the Khoe language family

Jost Gippert:
Sound systems in diachrony – Sibilants and affricates in Udi

Tom Güldemann:
Did Proto-Tuu have a paradigm of cardinal numbers?

Osamu Hieda:
“Prefix-like” elements in Nilotic

Dymitr Ibriszimow / Balaraba Zulyadaini / Ahmad Tela Baba:
Friendship requires visits – Hausa zumunci from a cognitive semantic point of view

Herrmann Jungraithmayr:
Yibat = sányíi und andere „unmögliche“ Gleichungen im Tschadischen

Christa Kilian-Hatz:
On the pygmies’ trail

Bernhard Köhler:
Zu den Grundlagen der Sprachtypologie aus afrikanistischer Sicht

Christa König / Bernd Heine:
Discourse markers in !Xun (W2 dialect)

Karsten Legère:
Il-Torobo and their language(s) in Tanzania – An update

Wilhelm Möhlig:
Dialectological comparison of the Northeast Bantu languages

Marie Ngom:
Un marque de classe déficitaire

Robert Nicolaï:
Comparer pour (trouver) quoi ? Ce qu’on cherche et ce qu’on trouve en linguistique, et en général

Coffi Sambiéni:
Etude comparative des classes nominales du ditammari et du mbɛlimɛ

Henning Schreiber:
Distances and clusters in Bisa – Dialectometry revisited

Anne Storch:
Linguistic landscapes of tourism – A case study from Zanzibar

Akira Takada:
Diversity in child-rearing practices among the San – Characteristics of gymnastic behaviour among the Gǀui/Gǁana

Thomas Widlok:
A practice approach to Hai//om storytelling

Ed Wilmsen:
Talking of things at Tsodilo – A multi-lingual Iron Age community in north-western Botswana in the 7th–10th centuries CE

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