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The Phonology and Morphology of Kimatuumbi

The Phonology and Morphology of Kimatuumbi

by David Arnold Odden
     
 

Kimatuumbi is a Bantu language spoken in Tanzania. Its two most interesting phonological properties are vowel length and tone, and it provides data that are crucial for resolving certain questions in contemporary phonological theory. This book is the first detailed modern study of the language.

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Kimatuumbi is a Bantu language spoken in Tanzania. Its two most interesting phonological properties are vowel length and tone, and it provides data that are crucial for resolving certain questions in contemporary phonological theory. This book is the first detailed modern study of the language.

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"The book is very well-written and presents an excellent example of a thorough description of a Bantu language, aspects of which are discussed in fascinating detail and with obvious competence."—Anthropological Linguistics

"The book is an admirable achievement and makes an important contribution to our knowledge of phonological systems."—Phonology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198235033
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Phonology of the World's Languages Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.99(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

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Ohio State University

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