Insights into Nilo-Saharan Language, History and Culture

ISBN 978-3-89645-660-1

Insights into Nilo-Saharan Language, History and Culture

Proceedings of the 9th Nilo-Saharan Linguistic Colloquium, Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Khartoum, 16-19 February 2004

Edited by: Al-Amin Abu-Manga, Leoma Gilley, Anne Storch. With contributions by: Suzan Alamin, Adelino Amargira, Sergio Baldi, Abeer Bashir, Herman Bell, Ali Obeid Birema, Roger M. Blench, Pascal Boyeldieu, Rihab Yahia Dafalla, Nicky de Jong, Khaliifa Jabr el-Dar, Edward Hall, Marcus Jaeger, Angelika Jakobi, James Lokuuda Kadanya, Eileen Kilpatrick, Constance Kutsch Lojenga, Richard A. Lobban, Robert Guy McKee, Farid M.A. Mekkawi, Pierre Nougayrol, Suleiman Norein Osman, Eva Rothmaler, Timothy M. Stirtz, Anne Storch, Christine Waag. Series edited by: M. Lionel Bender †, Franz Rottland †, Norbert Cyffer.

Series: Nilo-Saharan Volume 23

2006
420 pp.
11 maps, 13 graphs and diagrams, 88 tables, appendix
Text language(s): English
Format: 160 x 240 mm
830 g
Paperback
€ 48.00

CONTENTS

Preface

Suzan Alamin Mubarak:
An Initial Description of Laggori Noun Morphology and Noun Phrase

Adelino Amargira:
Derivational Forms and the Nature of Modifiers in Tennet

Abeer Bashir:
Morphophonemic Alternations in Jumjum Number Formation

Sergio Baldi:
Arabic Loanwords Entered in African Languages through Kanuri

Herman Bell:
Birgid Nubian – Recording a Nearly Extinct Language

Ali Obeid Birema:
The Deviation of the Nubian Language of Kadero into Sudanese Colloquial Arabic

Roger Blench:
The Kadu Languages and their Affiliation – Between Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic

Pascal Boyeldieu:
Reflexes of a Labiovelar Series in Central Sudanic

Rihab Yahia Dafalla:
A Phonological Comparison in the Katcha-Kadugli Language Group of the Nuba Mountains

Edward Hall:
The Tonal Behaviour of One Class of Singular-forming Nouns in the Kamda Language

Khaliifa Jabr el-Dar:
Towards a General Orthography of the Ajang Languages

Marcus Jaeger:
Discovering Linguistic Differences between Kenuzi and Dongolawi using Computational Linguistics and Lexicographical Methods

Angelika Jakobi:
The Loss of Syllable-Final Proto-Nubian Consonants

Nicky de Jong:
The Verbal Matrix in Didinga

James Lokuuda Kadanya:
Noun Derivation System in Toposa

Eileen Kilpatrick:
Pronoun Sets in the Moru-Ma’di Languages

Constance Kutsch-Lojenga:
The Role of Tone in Lendu Locatives

Richard A. Lobban:
Toward the Decipherment of Meroitic – The Case of the Kalabsha Inscription

Robert Guy McKee:
The Meegye Connective bhe as a Discourse Developmental Marker

Farid M.A. Mekkawi:
Comparisons of Nilotic Nubians and Kordofanian Nuba in Kinship Terms and other Cultural Components

Pierre Nougayrol:
Tones and Verb Classes in Bongo

Suleiman Norein Osman:
Phonology of the Zaghawa Language in Sudan

Eva Rothmaler:
The Structure of Place Names in Borno (Northern Nigeria)

Timothy M. Stirtz:
Possession of Alienable and Inalienable Nouns in Gaahmg

Anne Storch:
Aspect and Evidentiality in Luwo

Christine Waag:
The Marker -si in Fur


Marginals

Richard A. Lobban:
Some Issues in the Darfur Conflict


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