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Khoisan linguistic studies 5

Khoisan linguistic studies 5

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Published by Dept. of Linguistics, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Khoisan languages.

  • Edition Notes

    English or Afrikaans.

    StatementA. Traill (ed.).
    ContributionsTraill, A., University of the Witwatersrand. Dept. of Linguistics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8026.K45 K5 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 49 p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3869556M
    ISBN 100854945822
    LC Control Number81192153

    Linguistic Features and Typologies in Languages Commonly Referred to as 'Khoisan', The Cambridge Handbook of African Linguistics, , Anthony Traill and the holistic approach to Kalahari Basin sound design, Africana Linguistica, 24巻, , 年. Validity. Khoisan was proposed as one of the four families of African languages in Greenberg's classification (–, revised in ). However, linguists who study Khoisan languages reject their unity, and the name "Khoisan" is used by them as a term of convenience without any implication of linguistic validity, much as "Papuan" and "Australian" are.

    Brenzinger, M. (). The twelve modern Khoisan languages. In A. Witzlack-Makarevich & M. Ernszt (Eds.), Khoisan Languages and Linguistics: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium, Riezlern (Research in Khoisan Stud pp. 1–33). Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe. Google Scholar.   In Bushman and Hottentot Linguistic Studies (papers of a seminar held on 25 October ) (J. W. Synman, editor). Pretoria: University of South Africa, Department of Bantu Languages. Maddieson, Maddieson, I. Patterns of sounds () Cambridge University Press Cambridge Maddieson, I. () Patterns of sounds.

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Khoisan languages - Khoisan languages - Linguistic characteristics: While the word and sentence structure of the various Khoisan groups differ considerably, the similarity in sound structure of the Southern African Khoisan languages is pervasive.

All these languages are tone languages and use the same four basic clicks, symbolized |, ǁ,!, and ǂ; the Southern group is unique in its use of a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Khoisan linguistic studies 5.

Johannesburg: Dept. of Linguistics, University of the Witwatersrand, Validity. Khoisan was proposed as one of the four families of African languages in Joseph Greenberg's classification (–, revised in ).

However, linguists who study Khoisan languages reject their unity, and the name "Khoisan" is used by them as a term of convenience without any implication of linguistic validity, much as "Papuan" and "Australian" phic distribution: Kalahari Desert, central Tanzania.

Series: Research in Khoisan Studies (Book 9) Perfect Paperback: pages Publisher: Rüdiger Köppe; 1st edition () Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7, in Books (See Top in Books)Author: Anthony Traill.

Kora (known as ǃOra in the language itself), was the Khoisan language spoken by the Khoi people – or the Cape herders – of the early Cape and the Gariep.

It was believed to have disappeared until only a few years ago, when Mike Besten, an historian based at the University of the Free State, discovered while conducting fieldwork that a few.

The sociolinguistic story of the South African Khoesan languages is one of language death (Dorian ), and finds its place in the discussion of language death in Africa (DimendaalBrenzingerBrenzinger et al.

Khoisan people have been given derogatory, insensitive and ill-informed names since the first arrival of European settlers. Offensive names, including bushmen and Hottentots, were used to classify and simplify this diverse, heterogeneous group, until eventually the blended name of Khoisan was adopted.

Books (21) Khoisan languages and linguistics () Lone tree () Beyond "Khoisan" () Khoisan languages and linguistics () The Khoesan languages () Khoisan languages and linguistics (). The language ecology in Southern Africa started to change significantly even before the colonial period.

More than ten centuries ago Southern Africa, now known for major Southern Bantu languages, was historically populated by autochthonous groups that have come to be known as the Khoisan or the Khoe and the San (Barnard, ). Greenberg’s () concept of a ‘Khoisan’ language family, while heartily embraced by non-specialists, has been harshly criticized by linguists working on these languages.

Evidence for Greenberg's hypothesis has proved to be seriously insufficient and little progress has been made in the intervening years in substantiating his claim by means of the standard comparative method. Lexical evidence has played an important role in trying to establish a “Khoisan” language family.

With respect to the southern African languages there is indeed a considerable amount of shared vocabulary across all three major established non-Bantu families subsumed under “Khoisan.

The linker introduces (links) a variety of expressions into the verb phrase, including locatives, the second object of a double object construction, the second object of a causative, instruments, subject matter arguments, and adverbs.

This volume collects together Chris Collins's published work on the linker in the Khoisan languages. Here, Collins offers a systematic description of the linker.

This volume goes beyond “Khoisan” in the linguistic sense by exploring a complex history of language contact in the Kalahari Basin. The papers present new data on Tuu, Kx’a and Khoe-Kwadi, complemented by non-linguistic research from molecular and cultural anthropology, aiming to disentangle genealogical and areal historical relations.

The proceedings volumes of previous Khoisan conferences as well as of the ones held in Riezlern in, and have been published in the same series, see the following links: Accompanying material: Khoisan Languages and Linguistics (ISBN ) Khoisan Languages and Linguistics (ISBN ).

5 Khoisan, tom güldemann and rainer vossen 99 6 Phonology, g. clements 7 Morphology, gerrit j. dimmendaal 8 Syntax, john r. watters 9 Typology, denis creissels 10 Comparative linguistics, paul newman 11 Language and history, christopher ehret 12 Language and society, h. ekkehard wolff References Index of.

This is the first book on the Khoisan as a whole since the publication in of The Khoisan Peoples of South Africa, by Isaac Schapera, doyen of southern African studies. Reviews ‘Alan Barnard has written a book that no scholar in the area of Khosian studies and few students in the wider field of hunter-gatherer studies can afford to ignore.

Most languages spoken in Africa belong to one of three large language families: Afroasiatic, Nilo-Saharan and Niger–r hundred belong to smaller families such as Ubangian (sometimes grouped within Niger-Congo) and the various families called Khoisan, or the Indo-European and Austronesian language families mainly spoken outside Africa; the presence of the latter two dates to.

Bushman and Hottentot Linguistics Seminar (3rd: University of the Witwatersrand). Khoisan linguistic studies 3.

Johannesburg: African Studies Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A Traill. Is Africa a linguistic area (Heine & Leyew ).

The present volume consists of sixteen papers highlighting the linguistic geography of Africa, covering, in particular, southern Africa with its Khoisan languages.

A wide range of phenomena are discussed to give an overview of the pattern of social, cultural, and linguistic interaction that characterizes Africa's linguistic geography. The Khoisan Languages of Southern Africa: Facts, Theories and Confusions.

Critical Arts: Vol. 33, Rethinking Khoe and San Indigeneity, Language and Culture in South Africa, pp. (). The Language Question: Khoisan Linguicide and Epistemicide. Critical Arts: Vol. 33, Rethinking Khoe and San Indigeneity, Language and Culture in South Africa, pp.

Let’s go on to the second book. This is by Pike; it’s Language in Relation to a Unified Theory of the Structure of Human Behaviour – bit of a mouthful as a title!. The book is incredibly large and the most common use to which I’ve seen it put is as a doorstop and paperweight.Eastern and Southern African Khoisan: Evaluating Claims of Distant Linguistic Relationships (Research in Khoisan Studies) [Bonny Sands, Rainer Vossen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Eastern and Southern African Khoisan: Evaluating Claims of Distant Linguistic Relationships (Research in Khoisan Studies)Author: Bonny Sands.