Matthias Brenzinger: Endangered Languages in Africa [PDF]


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Endangered Languages in Africa

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284 pp.
4 maps, 7 figures, numerous tables

Text language: English


Matthias Brenzinger:
Endangered Languages and Language Endangerment in Africa – Introduction

Richard J. Hayward:
The Endangered Languages of Ethiopia – What’s at Stake for the Linguist?

Gabriele Sommer:
Reconstructing the Past – Historical Linguistics, Contact-induced Change, Language Shift and Relexification

Gerrit Dimmendaal:
Language Contraction versus other Types of Contact-induced Change

Mauro Tosco:
“People who are not the language they speak” – On Language Shift without Language Decay in East Africa

David L. Appleyard:
Language Death – The Case of Qwarenya (Ethiopia)

Zelealem Leyew:
Some Structural Signs of Obsolescence in K’emant

Roger Blench:
The Status of the Languages of Central Nigeria

Bruce Connell:
Moribund Languages of the Nigeria-Cameroon Borderland

Andrew Haruna:
Language Death – The Case of Bubburè in Southern Bauchi Area, Northern Nigeria

Raimund Kastenholz:
Language Shift and Language Death among Mande Blacksmiths and Leatherworkers in the Diaspora

Herman Batibo:
The Fate of the Khoesan Languages of Botswana