Kramer / Kießling (eds.) : Mechthildian Approaches to Afrikanistik – Festschrift für Mechthild Reh [PDF]


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– Advances in Language Based Research on Africa

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394 pp.
1 colour map, 2 b/w maps, 4 colour charts, 1 comic strip, 1 graph, numerous tables and charts

Text languages: English, German


Roland Kießling / Raija L. Kramer: Warme weinführende Worte
Torben Andersen: Clausal constituent order and cross-reference in Jumjum
Klaus Beyer: Grammaticalization as it happens? A usage-based approach to morphosyntactic variation in Pana
Ines Fiedler: The structuring of information in natural discourse in Ama (Nyimang)
Orin Gensler: Against the “revisionist” view of Ethiosemitic prehistory – A methodological counter-critique
Jeff Good / Jesse Lovegren: Remarks on the nasal classes in Mungbam and Naki
Tom Güldemann: A shared pronominal canon in the eastern Macro-Sudan belt – Typological, areal and genealogical perspectives
Bernd Heine / Christa König / Karsten Legère: A text study of discourse markers in Akie, a Southern Nilotic language of Tanzania
Birgit Hellwig: The goe in Goemai – The development of modifiers in a Chadic language
Roland Kießling: Experiencer encoding in Taa (Southern Khoisan)
Raija L. Kramer: On locomotion, spatial orientation and lexical aspect – The functional diversity of deictic directional suffixes in Fali (“Adamawa”, North Cameroon)
Karsten Legère: Empowering national languages – The Bantu language area
Gudrun Miehe: Ventive, allative and deictic motion verbs in Cerma (Gur)
Alice Mitchell: The pragmatics of a kinship term – The meaning and use of íiyá ‘mother’ in Datooga (Nilotic)
Henning Schreiber: Contact induced variation and the collective self – Parallel interferences vs. transfers in communication
Gabriele Sommer: Variation in Shiyeyi (Botswana/Namibia)
Yvonne Treis: “They are only two, like the teats of a donkey” – Kambaata denumerals revisited
Holger Tröbs: SEINS-Konstruktionen in afrikanischen Sprachen
Rainer Voßen: On the reconstruction of Proto-LOTUKO obstruents

Under these links you will find publications by Mechthild Reh and of the contributors and studies of the conceptualization of space, environment, nature / landscape and motion in African languages and cultures:

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