Advances in Nilo-Saharan Linguistics

Advances in Nilo-Saharan Linguistics

ISBN 978-3-89645-140-8

Advances in Nilo-Saharan Linguistics

Proceedings of the 8th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, University of Hamburg, August 22–25, 2001

Edited by: Doris L. Payne, Mechthild Reh. With contributions by: Václav Blažek, Roger M. Blench, Pascal Boyeldieu, Michael Bryant, Niels Christiansen, Regula Christiansen, Achim Diehl, Leoma Gilley, Gumma Ibrahim Gulfan, Jan Henrik Holst, Piet Huttenga, Muhammed Abbaker Ismail, Roland Kießling, Constance Kutsch Lojenga, Doris Löhr, Robert Guy McKee, Cynthia L. Miller, Moges Yigezu, Claude Rilly, Fedor Rozhanskiy, Anne Storch, Rainer Voßen, Doris Weiss, Petr Zima †, Joost Zwarts. Series edited by: M. Lionel Bender †, Franz Rottland †, Norbert Cyffer.

Series: NISA Nilo-Saharan – Studies in Language and Context Volume 22

8 pp. Roman, 294 pp.
1 map, 26 figures, numerous tables and charts
Text language(s): English
Format: 160 x 240 mm
490 g
€ 69.80

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Editorial Preface

Václav Blažek: Nilo-Saharan Stratum of Ongota

Roger Blench: Further Evidence for a Niger-Saharan Macrophylum

Pascal Boyeldieu: Compound Verbs and Modalities of Process in Yulu (Central Sudanic)

Michael Bryant: -Ni as a Marker of Discourse Resolution in Tirmaga

Niels and Regula Christiansen: Tadaksahak Verb Morphology with Reference to Berber and Songhay Origins

Achim Diehl: The Effect of a Floating Stress Feature with Certain Toneless Morphemes in Me'en

Jan Henrik Holst: Nilotic and Eastern Sudanic Phonology in a Wider Perspective

Gumma Ibrahim / Piet Huttenga: The Phoneme System of Tagle, a Kordofanian Nubian Language

Muhammed Abbaker Ismail: Noun Classes in Daju Lagawa and the Role of Stress

Roland Kießling: Space and Reference in Datooga Verbal Morphosyntax

Constance Kutsch Lojenga: Coreference in Ngiti

Doris Löhr: Nigerian Kanuri (Sub-) Dialects Reconsidered – A Corpus-based Approach

Robert Guy McKee: Concerning Meegye and Mangbetu’s Bilabial Trills

Cynthia L. Miller / Leoma G. Gilley: Evidentiality and Mirativity in Shilluk

Claude Rilly: The Earliest Traces of Meroitic

Fedor Rozhanskiy: Morphology and Phonology of Noun Paradigms in Songhay

Anne Storch / Rainer Voßen: Odours and Colours in Nilotic – Comparative Case Studies

Doris Weiss: Maba Verb Root and Pronouns

Moges Yigezu: The Phonetics and Phonology of Majang Vowels – a Historical-Comparative Perspective

Petr Zima: Songhay – a Language at the Periphery and Crossroads of Language Families and Areas

Joost Zwarts: Number in Endo-Marakwet

The following conference proceedings of Nilo-Saharan linguistics colloquia have been published in the same series:

Accompanying material:



In sum, "Advances" are exciting reading not only for researchers in Nilo-Saharan linguistics, but also for those interested in other African languages as well as for the general linguists.

Stanislaw Pilaszewicz in Studies of the Department of African Languages and Cultures, 41/2007, 161-165

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