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


Includes 7% VAT

FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 27/28 – 2015/2016

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


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

Under these links you will find further issues of FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin and publications of the contributors:

You may also like…