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3 edition of glossary of terms for Bantu verbal categories found in the catalog.

glossary of terms for Bantu verbal categories

with special emphasis on tense and aspect

by Sarah Rose

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Published by Lincom Europa in München .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bantu languages -- Tense -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • Bantu languages -- Aspect -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [93]-102).

    StatementSarah Rose, Christa Beaudoin-Lietz, Derek Nurse.
    GenreGlossaries, vocabularies, etc.
    SeriesLINCOM studies in African linguistics -- 55
    ContributionsBeaudoin-Lietz, Christa, 1951-, Nurse, Derek.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8025.1 .R67 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16392151M
    ISBN 103895867020
    LC Control Number2003397004

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[Sarah Rose; Christa Beaudoin-Lietz; Derek Nurse]. A Glossary of Terms for Bantu Verbal Categories With special Emphasis on Tense and Aspect provides the general reader and the specialist in Bantu linguistics alike with definitions of some of the terms most often encountered in the study of Bantu languages.

He also examines the verbal categories with which they interact, including negation and focus. Synchronic and diachronic perspectives are interwoven throughout the book. Following a brief history of Bantu over the last five thousand years, the final two chapters look systematically at the history of tense and aspect in Bantu.

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