A comparative study of the Bantu and semi-Bantu languages

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Statementby Sir Harry H. Johnston.
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LC ClassificationsPL8025 .J6 1977
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ISBN 10040412092X
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The similarity between dispersed Bantu languages had been observed as early as in the 17th century. The term Bantu as a name or the group was coined (as Bâ-ntu) by Wilhelm Bleek in orand popularised in his Comparative Grammar of The name was coined to represent the word for 'people' in loosely reconstructed Proto-Bantu, from the plural noun class prefix *ba-categorizing Ethnicity: Bantu peoples.

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A comparative study of the Bantu and semi-Bantu languages, (Oxford, The Clarendon press, ), by Harry Johnston (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) La langue congolaise: grammaire, vocabulaire systématique, phrases graduées et lectures / (Paris: J.

Groos, ), by A. Seidel and Ivo Struyf (page images at HathiTrust; US access. The book is divided into four sections: I) Introduction, II) Identifying the Bantu Languages, III) Methods of Classification and IV) The Bantu languages Classified. It is accompanied by a separate map in which the Bantu languages are numbered in accordance with the system described in the fourth section.

A Comparative Study of the Bantu and Semi-Bantu Languages, Libro Inglese di Harry Hamilton Johnston. Spedizione con corriere a solo 1 euro. Acquistalo su. Pubblicato da. Sir H. Johnston, Comparative Study of the Bantu and Semi-Bantu Languages () ; C.

Meinhof, Grundriss enier Lautlehre der Bantu sprachen (o) ; A. Werner, The Bantu Languages () ; L. Hamburger, "Les Langues Bantou" in Les Langues du Monde (, bibl.) ; W. Schmidt, Die Sprach familien der Erde (, bibl.). A comparative study of the Bantu and semi-Bantu languages by Johnston, Harry Hamilton A comparative study of the Bantu and semi-Bantu languages by Johnston, Harry HamiltonPublication date- Publisher- Oxford, The Clarendon pdf book,free download- eBookmela.

The Ekoid languages are a dialect cluster of Southern Bantoid languages spoken principally in southeastern Nigeria and in adjacent regions of have long been associated with the Bantu languages, without their status being precisely () remains the major monograph on these languages, although regrettably, Part II, which was to contain grammatical analyses, was Geographic distribution: Southeastern Nigeria, northern.

Excerpt. Between the north-westernmost extension of the Northern division (languages I 51 a and b) and the resumption on the west of obvious semi-bantu languages, such as the Jara (no. ) of Bauci (eastern Nigeria), there is a gap of approximately miles; and something like miles between the Ababua Group and the semi-bantu or real Bantu of the Cross river-cameroons.

Bantu in the Crystal Ball, I - Volume 6 - Jan Vansina. Emphasis on phonology was consistent with the comparative method. The study of verbs was neglected compared to nouns, especially when it is known that Meinhof's grammar was deficient in its treatment of the verbals.

Johnston, “ The Bantu and semi-Bantu languages,” Journal of Cited by:   There are no such people, any more than there were such people as the Philistines.

In ‘L'origine du nom Fulani’, I showed that the words ‘Philistine’ and ‘Fulani’ come from a common root F-L which in the Indo-European languages means ‘foreigner, stranger, Cited by: 6. volume entitled A Comparative Study of the Bantu and semi-Bantu Languages.

Out of this wide field of study and research Sir Harry comes to the deliberate conclusion that Old-Bantu-the Ur-Bantu of German writers-possessed only o, a, i, and u as primitive vowels, and the simplest possible scheme of.

Group of some languages belonging to the Benue Congo language branch of the Niger Congo language family. They are spoken by more than million people in a very large area, including most of Africa from southern Cameroon eastward to Kenya.

question of Bantu expansion has been conditioned by the linguistic advances in the first place.

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THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BANTU LANGUAGES As soon as the descriptive data began to become available, the common ancestry of the Bantu languages was noted. A vague awareness of the situation existed before During the HISTORY IN AFRICA, 6().

West Mrican languages exhibited noun-class features analogous to those classified as "Bantu" (JOHNSTON ). JOHNSTON later went on to produce an extensive study of Bantu and "Semi-Bantu" pointing out these connections without clarifying the implications for genetic relationships orCited by: 2.

A Comparative Study of the Bantu and Semi-Bantu Languages of Africa Oxford: Clarendon, An early advocate of a shared origin of Bantu languages in one ancestral language, Ur-Bantu, Johnston. A journal of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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A Comparative Study of the Bantu and Semi-Bantu Languages. Oxford. Vol. I, ; Vol. II.In the north-west of the Bantu field, in the region between Cameroon and the north-western basin of the Congo, the Cross river and the Benue, there is an area of great extent occupied by languages of a "semi-Bantu" character, such as Nki, Mbudikum, Akpa, Mbe, Bayon, Manyan, Bafut and Bansho, and the Munshi, Jarawa, Kororofa, Kamuku and Gbari of.

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