Topics in African Linguistics

Topics in African Linguistics

Papers From the XXI Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Georgia, April 1990

eBook - 1993
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The 16 papers in this volume are revised versions of papers presented at the conference; they represent the state of the art in various subfields of African linguistics into which the book is organized: (1) morphosyntax, (2) semantics, (3) phonology, and (4) language contact. The last part covers topics such as code-switching and mixing, pidginization/creolization, and language planning. The papers in Part I: Morphosyntax focus particularly on the verb and verb phrase in a variety of Niger-Congo languages, discussing several aspects of the verb morphology. The specific languages discussed inclu.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1993
ISBN: 9789027277107
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 317 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Mufwene, Salikoko S.
Moshi, Lioba J.


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