Rose-Juliet Anyanwu (ed.): Tone Systems in African Languages [PDF]


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FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 17/2005

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198 pp.
1 map, 6 colour spectrograms, 7 b/w spectrograms, numerous tables and charts

Text language: English


Rose-Juliet Anyanwu: Preface
Rose-Juliet Anyanwu: Tones in Jukunoid languages
Rose-Juliet Anyanwu / Khalil Alio: The functions of the morphosyntactic tone in Bidiya
Rose-Juliet Anyanwu / Abdourahmane Diallo: Rhythmic units and stress / word accent mobility in Fula
Rose-Juliet Anyanwu / Bernhard Köhler: A survey of Northern Khoisan tonology
Herrmann Jungraithmayr: Tonal cases in Mushere
Antje Meissner: Some remarks on nominal tone in Maa
David Roberts: The variable status of nasals as tone bearing units in Kabiyè
Eno-Abasi Urua: The tones of Iko

Under these links you will find publications of the contributors and further studies of tonology in African languages:

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