Cuwabo P34

Authored by: Rozenn Guérois

The Bantu Languages

Print publication date:  February  2019
Online publication date:  January  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138799677
eBook ISBN: 9781315755946
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315755946-24

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Abstract

Cuwabo (P34) is a Bantu language spoken by more than 800,000 people in the north-eastern part of Mozambique. This chapter is a grammatical sketch of “central Cuwabo,” i.e., the variety spoken in the district of Quelimane. It provides a general overview of the language’s linguistic features. The main areas covered are phonology, morphology and syntax, illustrated with a large number of examples. This description is based on original fieldwork data, collected over the course of three years (2011–2013).

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