Patterns of Linguistic Convergence in Africa

ISBN 978-3-89645-364-8

Patterns of Linguistic Convergence in Africa

Edited by: Rainer Voßen, Christa König. With contributions by: Christopher Ehret, Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Tom Güldemann, Petra In der Smitten, Roland Kießling, Christa Kilian-Hatz, Maarten Kossmann, Tania Kuteva, Christa König, Salikoko S. Mufwene, Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig, Ongaye Oda Orkaydo, Gabriele Sommer, Mauro Tosco, Rainer Voßen, Zelealem Leyew.

Series: Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin Year 2015/2016, Volume 27/28

2019
243 pp.
4 colour statigraphies, numerous tables and graphs
Text language(s): English
Format: 160 x 240 mm
480 g
Paperback
€ 59.80

CONTENTS

Christopher Ehret:
Validating the Nilo-Saharan phonological reconstruction – The testimony of loanword seriation

Zygmunt Frajzyngier: 
Borrowed grammaticalization and grammaticalization on a borrowing

Tom Güldemann: 
Person–gender–number marking from Proto-Khoe–Kwadi to its descendants – A rejoinder with particular reference to language contact

Roland Kießling: 
The non-genetic origin of the Mungaka language of Bali – Searching for a superstrate

Christa Kilian-Hatz: 
Passive in Khoe (Central Khoisan) – A case of contact-induced grammaticalization?

Maarten Kossmann: 
Sub-Saharan influence on Tuareg morphology – Case of full reduplication

Tania Kuteva / Petra In der Smitten: 
European borders – Political and linguistic

Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig: 
The semantic structure of the riparian landscape terminology of Rumanyo in an etymological perspective

Salikoko S. Mufwene: 
Grammaticization in the development of creoles

Ongaye Oda Orkaydo / Mauro Tosco: 
Morphological similarity and contact – Plurals, punctuals and pluractionals in Konso and Gawwada (Cushitic, Southwest Ethiopia)

Gabriele Sommer: 
How to say ‘no’ in Shiyeyi – Negation, language change and contact-induced phenomena in a south-western Bantu language

Zelealem Leyew: 
Subordinate clauses in Awŋi

 

Following the link below you will find another paper collection about convergence phenomena:


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