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Descriptive studies of Nilotic languages

Osamu Hieda

Descriptive studies of Nilotic languages

by Osamu Hieda

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Published by Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa in Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Study and teaching,
  • Nilotic languages

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOsamu Hieda ed
    SeriesStudies in Nilotic linguistics -- vol. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8026.N5 D47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107 p. ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25309119M
    ISBN 104863370830
    ISBN 109784863370838
    LC Control Number2012383255

    The Western Nilotic languages are one of the three primary branches of the Nilotic languages, along with the Eastern Nilotic languages and Southern Nilotic languages; Themselves belonging to the Eastern Sudanic subfamily of Nilo-Saharan. The about 22 (SIL estimate) Western Nilotic languages are spoken in an area ranging from southwestern Ethiopia and South Sudan via northeastern Democratic. The Eastern Nilotic languages are one of the three primary branches of the Nilotic languages, themselves belonging to the Eastern Sudanic subfamily of Nilo-Saharan; they are believed to have begun to diverge about 3, years ago, and have spread southwards from an original home in Equatoria in South are spoken across a large area in East Africa, ranging from Equatoria to the.

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    In A Grammar of Lopit, Jonathan Moodie and Rosey Billington provide the first detailed description of Lopit, an Eastern Nilotic language traditionally spoken in the Lopit Mountains in South g on extensive primary data, the authors describe the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the Lopit language. Their analyses offer new insights into phenomena characteristic of Nilo-Saharan. The book reveals Farber’s system for learning 25 different languages. His system is composed of four elements: “The Multiple Track Attack,” “The Hidden Moments,” .


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Descriptive studies of Nilotic languages by Osamu Hieda Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Nilotic languages are a group of Eastern Sudanic languages spoken across a wide area between southern Sudan and Tanzania by the Nilotic peoples, who traditionally practice cattle-herding.

The languages are divided into four groups: Eastern Nilotic languages such as Turkana and Maasai; Southern Nilotic languages such as Kalenjin and Datooga. The Nilotic languages are Descriptive studies of Nilotic languages book divided into a Western group (containing such languages as Acholi, Burun, Dinka, Lango, Luo, Mabaan, Nuer, and Shilluk), an Eastern group (including Bari, Karimojong, Lotuxo, Maa [the language of the Masai people], Teso, Toposa, and Turkana), and a Southern group (including Omotik, Datooga [Tatoga], and Kalenjin).).

This follows a proposal made by the. Nilotic languages, also called Great Lakes languages, group of related languages spoken in a relatively contiguous area from northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, and western Ethiopia southward across Uganda and Kenya into northern c languages are part of the Eastern Sudanic subbranch of Nilo-Saharan languages.

The Nilotic languages are. Nilotic Languages are a sub-family of languages within the larger Nilo-Saharan family of languages.

They are spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. There is disagreement about how many languages make up the Nilotic family, as few as 29 or as many as However, there is agreement that Nilotic languages fall within the Eastern Sudanic. Osamu Hieda: free download.

Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. In the study of language, description or descriptive linguistics is the work of objectively analyzing and describing how language is actually used (or how it was used in the past) by a speech community.

All academic research in linguistics is descriptive; like all other scientific disciplines, it seeks to describe reality, without the bias of preconceived ideas about how it ought to be.

2 Nilo-Elhiopian Studies groundwork for a reconstruction of the Proto-Nilotic language. Nilotic languages Nilotic languages are spoken in East Mrican areas such as South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, North Tanzania, and part of Congo.

The Nilotic languages, which constitute a ma­ jor branch of Nilo-Saharan language phylum, are divided into rJ1ree sub-groups: Western. Projective space and spatial orientation in some Nilotic and Surmic languages.

In Space and Direction in Languages, P. Zima (ed.), Prague: Institute of Advanced Studies at Charles University and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

The first book is about the grammar of English; the second is about related topics, including language variation (e.g., dialects), language The point of view presented in these books is essentially descriptive.

However, except where the topic is explicitly about linguistic variation, we describe the form of English used in relatively formal. This book is the outcome of several decades of research experience, with contributions by leading scholars based on long-term field research.

It combines approaches from descriptive linguistics, anthropological linguistics, socio-historical studies, areal linguistics, and social anthropology. The key concern of this ground-breaking volume is to investigate the linguistic means of expressing. This book discusses the structure of Ateso, an Eastern Nilotic language.

The book provides the first comprehensive description of the phonology, morphology and syntax of the language. The key feature of Ateso’s phonological structure is that vowel alternation strategies are constrained by three harmony rules: root-control, feature-control.

Proceedings of the Symposium Cross-Linguistic Studies of Tonal Phenomena: Historical Development, Tone-syntax Interface, and Descriptive Studies: Dec.Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA) Editor: Shigeki Kaji: Contributor: Tōkyō Gaikokugo Daigaku.

Ajia Afurika Gengo Bunka Kenkyūjo: Edition. The socio-historical context in which these contacts between essential pastoral speakers of Nilotic languages and mainly agricultural speakers of Bantu languages occurred, probably over several. View Nilotic Languages Research Papers on for free.

Nilotic languages, which belong to the Nilo-Saharan language family, have been least studied because of the difficulties of access in the area where they are spoken.

In this article I tried to characterize the main features of the structure. Books shelved as descriptive-language: Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robinson, The Case of the Stinky Stench by Josh Funk, The Princess and the.

restricted to little-known languages nor are such languages its central concern. Its central concern is the synchronic, non-prescriptive statement of the system of a given language. And in fact, the majority of descriptive work until the sixties deals with well-documented languages such as European languages, Japanese, or Chinese.

This book provides a comprehensive overview of current research in African languages, drawing on insights from anthropological linguistics, typology, historical and comparative linguistics, and sociolinguistics. Africa is believed to host at least one third of the world's languages, usually classified into four phyla - Niger-Congo, Afro-Asiatic, Nilo-Saharan, and Khoisan - which are then.

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He has published descriptive and comparative studies on Khoisan, Nilotic, Bantu, and Mande languages as well as on dialectological, sociolinguistic, and historical topics. His recent books include the edited volumes The Khoesan Languages (Routledge, ), and African Sociolinguistic and Sociocultural Studies (Rudiger Koppe, ).

Descriptive Linguistics. I'm guessing most of us have heard the phrase, 'Well, it's Greek to me!,' the thing we say when something is new or confusing and we just don't get it at all.This book aims to provide a deeper understanding of such evidentiality in discourse contexts in a broad range of languages such as American Indian, Korean and Japanese, Turkish and African languages over the world.

In addition, an introduction to the concept of evidentiality and theoretical perspectives and recent issues is also provided.Omotic languages also have a marked reduction in the phonological material of words compared with other Afro-Asiatic languages.

That is, they tend to be much shorter with regard to numbers of consonants and vowels, a situation that renders morphological comparisons within the phylum difficult.

Because of the high frequency of monosyllabic words, many Omotic languages use tonal distinctions to.