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The Bantu Languages

Edited by: Derek Nurse , Gérard Philippson

Print publication date:  July  2003
Online publication date:  March  2006

Print ISBN: 9780700711345
eBook ISBN: 9780203987926
Adobe ISBN: 9781135796839

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Gerard Philippson is Professor of Bantu Languages at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales and is a member of the Dyamique de Langage research team of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Lyon II University. He has mainly worked on comparative Bantu tonology. Other areas of interest include Afro-Asiatic, general phonology, linguistic classification and its correlation with population genetics.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Sounds of the Bantu Languages Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Segmental Phonology Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Tone Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Derivation Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Aspect and Tense in Bantu Languages Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Bantu Nominal Morphology Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Syntax Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Historical Linguistics Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Towards A Historical Classification of The Bantu Languages Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Grammaticalization Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Contact Languages in the Bantu Area Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The Acquisition of Bantu Languages Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Grassfields Bantu Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Basaá (A43) Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Nen (A44) Download PDF
Chapter  17:  KpāɁ (A53) Download PDF
Chapter  18:  MAKAA (A83) Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The Bantu Languages of the forest Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The B30 Language Group Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Babole (C101) Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Lega (Beya Dialect) (D25) Download PDF
Chapter  23:  BILA (D32) Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Kilimanjaro Bantu (E60 and E74) Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Interlacustrine Zone (Zone J) Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Rufiji-Ruvuma (N10, P10–20) Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Makhuwa (P30) Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Western Savanna (K, R) Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Herero (R31) Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Zone S Download PDF
Chapter  31:  A Classification of the Bantu Languages: An Update of Guthrie’s Referential System Download PDF
Ianguage_Index Download PDF
Bibliography Download PDF
Subject_Index Download PDF
Language_Index Download PDF
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