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An introduction to Xhosa ideophone derivation and syntax

Alastair James Weakley

An introduction to Xhosa ideophone derivation and syntax

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Published by Dept. of African Languages, Rhodes University in Grahamstown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Xhosa language -- Ideophone.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlastair James Weakley.
    SeriesCommunication - Department of African Languages ; no. 2, Communication (Rhodes University. Dept. of African Languages) ;, no. 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8795.1 .W38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 64 [5] p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4482891M
    ISBN 100949980455
    LC Control Number79311471
    OCLC/WorldCa5355109

    Xhosa (/ ˈ k ɔː s ə, ˈ k oʊ s ə /; Xhosa: isiXhosa [isikǁʰɔ́ːsa]) is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants ("Xhosa" begins with a click) and one of the official languages of South Africa. Although not widely spoken there, it is also an official language of Zimbabwe. " Xhosa is spoken as a first language by million people and by 11 million as a second language in South.


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Xhosa is spoken as a first language by approximately million people and by another 11 million as a second language in South Africa, mostly in Eastern Cape Province, Western Cape, Gauteng and Ethnicity: Xhosa.

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Notshweleka & S. Tindleni (): Tonal profiles of Xhosa nominals. Weakley, Alastair James (): An introduction to Xhosa ideophone derivation and syntax Westphal, Ernst Oswald Johannes (): The tone of verb stems in Xhosa Westphal, Ernst Oswald Johannes (): Vowel systems and x-ray photography: an assessment of the cardinal vowel chart.

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