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Towards Volta-Congo reconstruction

J. M. Stewart

Towards Volta-Congo reconstruction

rede : Uitgesproken bij het Aanvaarden van het Ambt van Buttengewoon Hoogleraar in de Vergelijkende Afrikaanse Taalkunde aan de Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden op Vrijdag 8 Oktober 1976

by J. M. Stewart

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Published by Universitaire pers Leiden in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volta-Congo languages,
  • Proto-Volta-Congo language,
  • Proto-Bantu-language

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementdoor J. M. Stewart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8026.V6 S74 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21252808M
    ISBN 109060213076
    OCLC/WorldCa53881027

    Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Northwest, A, Bube-Benga (A), Yasa Excludes Fernando Po Creole English, French, and Spanish since they are non-indigenous or creole languages. The GaDangmes of Ghana are believed to be related by blood to the Igbos of Nigeria. However, in his book, GA HOMOWO, Charles Nii Ammah () stated that according to oral tradition, the Ga believe they migrated from Israel. Ammah suggested that the Ga people are descendants of Cush (Benjamin) from the twelfth tribe of Israel.

    Towards Volta-Congo Reconstruction. Leiden: Leiden University Press. Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat; Stewart, John Massie. The potential of Proto-Potou-Akanic-Bantu as a pilot for Niger-Congo, and the reconstructions updated. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics – Find this resource: Google Preview.   We observed similar results when the populations were grouped by language (Afro-Asiatic, Nilo-Saharan, Atlantic Congo, Volta-Congo, and Khoisan). In this case, the Fct is (P), and the Fsc equals (P.

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West Volta-Congo: Here perhaps placing The West Volta-Congo diagram (at left) along with another of Roger Blench’s distribution maps, at right,will be helpful. The significant contrast here is between the reconstructed complex of “Gur-Adamawa” on the one hand and Kru on the other. Towards Volta-Congo reconstruction.

Rede by Stewart, Dr. J.M. Universitaire Pers Leiden, Softcover. Fair. Name cut off of back : Paperback. Classification history Early classifications.

Niger–Congo as it is known today was only gradually recognized as a linguistic unit. In early classifications of the languages of Africa, one of the principal criteria used to distinguish different groupings was the languages' use of prefixes to classify nouns, or the lack thereof.A major advance came with the work of Sigismund Wilhelm.

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Stewart, John M. Towards Volta-Congo reconstruction (inaugural lecture). Leiden: University Press. Stewart, John M. The potential of Proto-Potou-Akanic-Bantu as a pilot Proto-Niger-Congo, and the reconstructions updated.

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Just before these articles were collected in final book form (The Languages of Africa) inIn his reconstruction of proto-Volta–Congo, Towards Volta–Congo reconstruction: a comparative study of some languages of Black-Africa. (Inaugural speech, Leiden University) Leiden: Universitaire Pers Leiden.

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