LW 60: Aspects of the Phonology, Morphology and Syntax of Cameroonian Languages ..

LW 60: Aspects of the Phonology, Morphology and Syntax of Cameroonian Languages ..

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Aspects of the Phonology, Morphology and Syntax of Cameroonian Languages (Wandala, Kwandja, Bassa, Limbum, Ghomala’, Kejom, Obang, Baba, West Ring) and Applied Linguistics
Essays in Honour of Pius Ngwa Tamanji
Ayu'nwi Ngwabe Neba
University of Buea Cameroon
This volume groups 17 contributions into two sections: theoretical and applied linguistics Part one describe focus, topic and indirect questions, adverbial/PP and wh-fronting in the Wandala; information structures within a sentence on the left periphery in Kwandja; syntactic derivation of fragmentary utterances within the ellipsis approach in Bassa; definiteness/indefiniteness in Limbum; tense and time frame in Ghomala’; phonological processes triggered in Kejom verb roots by verbal extensions; Oban nominal prefix tone as underlyingly toneless; the status of adjectives in Baba 1 and the complexity of tone in Aghem, Bu, Isu, Weh and Zoa. Part two discusses the teaching of Cameroon mother tongues and cultures in the preschool; corpus linguistics in relation to English language research and pedagogy; political speeches and their linguistic features; gender in greetings in Yoruba-ondo; language use and dressing within a secret society, Ekpe, Cameroon; the desperate situation of minority indigenous languages in urban settings and how new forms of communication come about; literacy and literacy activities in Cameroon, attitudes and linguistic representations of literacy facilitators and finally the interaction between stakeholders of the invisible world of spirits, ancestors, and individuals who allegedly know how to interact with them.





Edmond Biloa

The Fine-Grained Structural Cartography of the Wandala Left Periphery


Gaston Bbessala

Les structures informationnelles et l‘architecture de la phrase en langue kwandja


Paul Roger Bassong

asa Fragments: EPP and Focus Movement


Ndamsah Gratiana Linyor

On Indefiteness/Definiteness and Demonstraves in Limbum


Gabriel Mba

Comprendre le présent de l‘indicatif ghomálá‘


Pius W. Akumbu

Kejom (Babanki) Verbal Extensions


Ayu'nwi N. Neba and Asohsi Melvice

The Nominal Prefix Tone in Obang


Nashipu Julius

Evidence of Pure Adjectives in Baba 1: A Morpho-Syntactic Analysis


Roland Kießling

Towards a Comparative Nominal Tonology of West Ring


Jules Assoumou

Orientations pour l‘intégration des langues et cultures nationales dans l‘éducation préscolaire au Cameroun


Daniel A. Nkemleke

Computer corpora in English language research and pedagogy with reference to the corpus of Cameroon English


Moufoutaou Adjeran

L‘ancrage du genre dans les formules de salutation chez les Yorùbá òndó (Nigéria)


Tabe Florence Ako Enoh

On the Form and Function of Ekpe Language in Manyu Division


Blasius Agha-ah Chiatoh

Urbanisation and the Fate of Indigenous Urban Minority Languages in Cameroon


Ngo Ndjeyiha Madeleine and Ndjonmbog Joseph Roger

Attitudes et représentations linguistiques des alphabétiseurs: un facteur déterminant dans la réussite de l‘introduction des langues nationales dans le système éducatif camerounais   


Ngessimo Mutaka and Iyari

Contact with the invisible world: life experiences in Cameroon


ISBN 9783862900350 (Hardbound). Languages of the World 60. 270pp. 2020.
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