Tense and Aspect in Bantu

by

Write The First Customer Review

Derek Nurse looks at variations in the form and function of tense and aspect in Bantu, a branch of Niger-Congo, the world's largest language phylum. Bantu languages are spoken in central, eastern, and southern sub-Saharan Africa south of a line between Nigeria and Somalia. By current estimates there are between 250 and 600 of them, as yet neither adequately classified nor fully described. Professor Nurse's account is based on data from more than 200 Bantu languages and varieties, a representative sample of which is freely ...

Tense and Aspect in Bantu 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199239290

Hardcover

Select