Lone Tree – Scholarship in the Service of the Koon

Lone Tree – Scholarship in the Service of the Koon

Lone Tree – Scholarship in the Service of the Koon

ISBN 978-3-89645-227-6
Obituary for Anthony Traill

Lone Tree – Scholarship in the Service of the Koon

Essays in Memory of Anthony T Traill

Edited by: Rainer Voßen, Wilfrid H.G. Haacke. With contributions by: Alan Barnard †, Megan Biesele, Anderson M. Chebanne, George Tucker Childs †, Tim Couzens, Didier Demolin, Hans den Besten †, Edward D. Elderkin, Rosalie Finlayson, Tom Güldemann, Wilfrid H.G. Haacke, Jean-Marie Hombert, Henry J. Honken †, Herrmann Jungraithmayr, Christa König, Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig †, Hirosi Nakagawa, Christfried Naumann, Hitomi Ono, Bonny Sands, Gilles Sicard, Sarah Slabbert, Rainer Voßen, Edwin N. Wilmsen †.

458 pp.
2 colour photos, 7 genealogical charts, 1 diagram: Click elaboration !Xoo, Comparative List of Cape Khoekhoe, !Ghora, Nama, 1 figure (Intervallmessung), Map of researched languages, Hukwe Comparative Wordlist, 24 wave-forms, 21 spectrograms
Text language(s): English
Format: 170 x 240 mm
980 g
€ 98.00

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Tim Couzens: A Tribute to Anthony T. Traill


Alan Barnard: Some Puzzles in !Xóõ Kinship Terminology

Hans den Besten†: What We Seem to Know About the Lexicon of Early Cape Dutch Pidgin (and always were afraid to question)

Megan Biesele: Language Development and Community Development in a San Community

Andy Chebanne: The !Xóõ-English-Setswana Trilingual Dictionary in Preparation – an Experience

G. Tucker Childs: Doing What (You Think) Is Right in the Field – Problematizing the Documentation of Endangered Languages

Didier Demolin / Anthony Traill / Gilles Sicard / Jean-Marie Hombert: Odour Terminology in !Xóõ

Edward D. Elderkin: Tonal Patterns in Khwe Verb Conjugation

Rosalie Finlayson / Sarah Slabbert: African Languages in the African Century – Extinction or Revival? Patterns, Trends and Strategies

Tom Güldemann: Phonological Regularities of Consonant Systems in Genetic Lineages of Khoisan

Wilfrid H.G. Haacke: From 17th Century Cape Khoekhoe to 20th Century !Gora and Namibian Khoekhoe

Henry Honken†: Gender Assignment Rules in Ju|'hoan and !Xóõ

Herrmann Jungraithmayr: Verb-Final Glottalisation, Tone and Passivity in Tangale

Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig: Naming Mathematical Concepts in Rumanyo, a Bantu Language of Northern Namibia

Christa König: Evidentials in !Xun

Hirosi Nakagawa: Khoisan Phonotactics – a Case Study from Glui

Christfried Naumann: The Phoneme Inventory of Taa (West !Xoon Dialect)

Hitomi Ono: A Comparison of Kinship Terminologies of West Kalahari Khoe – #Haba, Tshila, Glui, Gllana, and Naro

Bonny Sands: Interpreting Hadza Data

Rainer Vossen: Reflections on J.H. Wilhelm’s “Hukwe” Wordlist

Edwin N. Wilmsen: Evidence for a Multi-Lingual Community in the Tsodilo Hills, Botswana (ca. CE 700-900)

Anthony Traill (1939-2007): List of Publications

Posthumously, the trilingual dictionary

!Xóõ – English – Setswana

by Tony Traill has been published in our programme, see below.

Obituary for Tony Traill (by Tucker Childs)

Under this link you will find further festschrifts and memorial volumes for renowned scholars published in our programme.

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