African Linguistics: Essays in Memory of M.W.K. Semikenke (Studies in the Sciences of Language Series 6)

African Linguistics: Essays in Memory of M.W.K. Semikenke (Studies in the Sciences of Language Series 6)

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This volume presents papers on issues in African linguistics, covering a variety of African languages and ranging from phonology to lexicology.


1. Preface; 2. Obituary; 3. Table of Contents; 4. On the 'compound' tone in Migaama (by Abdoullaye, D.); 5. Verbal Agreement as a noncyclic rule in Bantu (by Bokamba, Eyamba G.); 6. Akan vowel harmony: a nonlinear analysis (by Clements, G. Nick); 7. Tons et accents en Kinyarwanda (by Furere, R.); 8. On tone in Sukuma (by Goldsmith, John A.); 9. L'expression du passif en Maninka (by Gregoire, Claire); 10. The autosegmental and metrical nature of tone terracing (by Huang, C.-T. James); 11. Globality in the Kinande tone system (by Hyman, Larry M.); 12. Le mot chomage et ses implications socio-politiques dans la Voix du Congolais (by Kadima-Tshimanga, B.); 13. A nonlinear account of the syllable in Luganda (by Katamba, Francis X.); 14. On the syllable structure of certain West African languages (by Kaye, J.); 15. On junction in two Kisiu nasal classes (by Kelly, J.); 16. The phonology of state in Kabyle Berber (by Kenstowicz, Michael); 17. On the correspondene between linguistic tone and musical melody (by Leben, William R.); 18. An accentual approach to tone in Kimatuumbi (by Odden, D.); 19. A lexical treatment of tone in Tiv (by Pulleyblank, Douglas); 20. Swahili quasi-passives; the question of context (by Russell, Joan); 21. The status of lexical associations and the obligatory contour principle in the analysis of tone languages (by Singler, John Victor)

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  • ISBN13: 9789027223227
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 508
  • ID: 9789027223227
  • weight: 710
  • ISBN10: 902722322X

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