R. Vossen / C. König (eds.): Patterns of Linguistic Convergence in Africa [PDF]


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243 pp.
4 colour stratigraphies, numerous tables and graphs

Text language: English


Christopher Ehret:
Validating the Nilo-Saharan phonological reconstruction – The testimony of loanword seriation

Zygmunt Frajzyngier:
Borrowed grammaticalization and grammaticalization on a borrowing

Tom Güldemann:
Person–gender–number marking from Proto-Khoe–Kwadi to its descendants – A rejoinder with particular reference to language contact

Roland Kießling:
The non-genetic origin of the Mungaka language of Bali – Searching for a superstrate

Christa Kilian-Hatz:
Passive in Khoe (Central Khoisan) – A case of contact-induced grammaticalization?

Maarten Kossmann:
Sub-Saharan influence on Tuareg morphology – Case of full reduplication

Tania Kuteva / Petra In der Smitten:
European borders – Political and linguistic

Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig:
The semantic structure of the riparian landscape terminology of Rumanyo in an etymological perspective

Salikoko S. Mufwene:
Grammaticization in the development of creoles

Ongaye Oda Orkaydo / Mauro Tosco:
Morphological similarity and contact – Plurals, punctuals and pluractionals in Konso and Gawwada (Cushitic, Southwest Ethiopia)

Gabriele Sommer:
How to say ‘no’ in Shiyeyi – Negation, language change and contact-induced phenomena in a south-western Bantu language

Zelealem Leyew:
Subordinate clauses in Awŋi

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