Tone Systems in African Languages

ISBN 978-3-89645-019-7

Tone Systems in African Languages

Edited by: Rose-Juliet Anyanwu. With a preface by: Rose-Juliet Anyanwu. With contributions by: Khalil Alio, Rose-Juliet Anyanwu, Abdourahmane Diallo, Herrmann Jungraithmayr, Bernhard Köhler, Antje Meißner, David Roberts, Eno-Abasi E. Urua.

Series: FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin Year 2005, Volume 17

198 pp.
1 map, 6 colour spectrograms, 7 b/w spectrograms, numerous tables and charts
Text language(s): English
Format: 160 x 240 mm
410 g
€ 39.80

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Rose-Juliet Anyanwu: Tones in Jukunoid languages

Rose-Juliet Anyanwu / Khalil Alio: The functions of the morphosyntactic tone in Bidiya

Rose-Juliet Anyanwu / Abdourahmane Diallo: Rhythmic units and stress / word accent mobility in Fula

Rose-Juliet Anyanwu / Bernhard Köhler: A survey of Northern Khoisan tonology

Herrmann Jungraithmayr: Tonal cases in Mushere

Antje Meißner: Some remarks on nominal tone in Maa

David Roberts: The variable status of nasals as tone bearing units in Kabiyè

Eno-Abasi Urua: The tones of Iko

Under these links you will find further descriptions of the languages analyzed in this volume and publications by the contributors:

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