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phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu.

Lilias Eveline Armstrong

phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu.

by Lilias Eveline Armstrong

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Published by Published for the International African Institute by Dawsons of Pall Mall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kikuyu language -- Phonetics.

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    ContributionsHonikman, Beatrice, ed., International African Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8379 .A8 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 363 p.
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5596655M
    LC Control Number68002350

      The geometry of phonological features* - Volume 2 Issue 1 - G. N. Clements. On the notion ‘feature bundle’ The study of the phonological aspect of human speech has advanced greatly over the past decades as a result of one of the fundamental discoveries of modern linguistics – the fact that phonological segments, or phonemes, are not the ultimate constituents of phonological analysis, but Cited by: The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. London: Published for the International African Institute by Dawsons of Pall Mall. Barlow, A. Ruffell and T.G. Benson. English-Kikuyu Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Barlow, A. Ruffell. Studies in Kikuyu Grammar and Idiom. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons,

    Kikuyu has two level tones (high and low), a low-high rising tone, and downstep. Grammar. The canonical word order of Gĩkũyũ is SVO (subject–verb–object). It uses prepositions rather than postpostions, and adjectives follow nouns. Alphabet. Kikuyu is written in a Latin ity: Agĩkũyũ. The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. This book is a comprehensive guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet. It contains an introduction to phonetic description, 29 'Illustrations' of the application of the International Phonetic Alphabet to a range of languages, and appendices covering speech pathology, computer codings, etc. Author: International Phonetic Association.

    The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. By Lilias E. Armstrong, B.A., Late Reader in Phonetics, University College, London. London: Published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press, Med.8vo. xviii,pp. appendix, torn dw. “Besides being an indispensable practical handbook, the work is an outstanding. The phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu Armstrong, Lilias Eveline, [ Book: ] Languages: English;Kikuyu, [1 other] Armstrong, Lilias Eveline, [ Book: ] This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,) No user comments.


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Phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu by Lilias Eveline Armstrong Download PDF EPUB FB2

Originally published inthis book was the result of 3 years' worth of phonetic research and analysis with the aim of laying foudnations for improved methods of teaching and ascertaining the most scientific basis for current orthography of the Kikuyu language of by:   Part 1: The Sounds and Tones of Southern Kikuyu 1.

The Vowel Phonemes 2. Length of Vowels 3. Vowel Sequence 4. The Consonant Phonemes 5. Consonant Laws 6. The tones (Introductory) 7. Tonal Classes of Verbs 8. Tonal Conjugation of Verbs (Introductory) 9.

Tonal Conjugation of Class I Verbs Tonal Conjugation of Class II Verbs Pages: The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu (Linguistic Surveys of Africa) 1st Edition by Lilias A. Armstrong (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Tonal Forms of the moondo Tonal Class and Their Usage Tonal Forms of the moto Tonal Class Their Usage Tonal Forms of the ŋgoko Tonal Class and Their Usage Tones of Nouns of the moondo, mote and ŋgoko Tonal Classes Used in Questions, Requests, Address Tones of Request and Implication forms of Verbs Tonal Forms of Other Nouns Originally published inthis book was the result of 3 years' worth of phonetic research and analysis with the aim of laying foudnations for improved methods of teaching and ascertaining the most scientific basis for current orthography of the Kikuyu language of Kenya.

Additional Physical Phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu. book Online version: Armstrong, Lilias Eveline, Phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu. London, Pub.

for the International Institute of African Languages & Cultures by the Oxford University Press, H. Milford, Phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu. London, Published for the International African Institute by Dawsons of Pall Mall, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lilias Eveline Armstrong; Beatrice Honikman; International African Institute.; International Institute of African Languages and Cultures.

Originally published inthis book was the result of 3 years' worth of phonetic research and analysis with the aim of laying foudnations for improved methods of teaching and ascertaining the most scientific basis for current orthography of th. Advanced Search. Browse. The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu (London, ).

1 It is recognized that so-called grammatical elements may have lexical values. 4 The radical is defined as the minimum lexical element of the verbal, i.e. the root with­ out the grammatical suffix. Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu [] and from the Kikuyu­ English Dictionary edited by T.

Benson [], the latter serving mainly as a source for verifying the former. All the examples given here are attested in Armstrong or Benson. In a few cases, mostly involv­. The phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu / by Lilias E.

Armstrong. By d. Lilias Eveline Armstrong and International African Institute. Abstract. xviii, p.: ill. ; 25 cm Topics: Kikuyu language. Here, he worked on Arthur Ruffell Barlow’s, English-Kikuyu Dictionary, and Lilias Armstrong’s, The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, for which the publishers wrote that Kenyatta was an.

include the book A Handbook of English Intonation (co-written with Ward), the paper "The Phonetic Structure of Somali", and the book The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, published posthumously in She was the subeditor of the International Phonetic Association's journal Le Maître Phonétique for more than a decade, and was praised.

Voice-timing perception in Spanish word-initial stops. In Status Reports on Speech Perception. 15– New Haven, Conn.: Haskins Laboratories. Armstrong, Armstrong, L.E. The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu () Oxford University Press London Armstrong, L.

The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of by: Armstrong, Lilias E. The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of : Published for the International African Institute by Dawsons of Pall Mall. 11 Lilias A. Armstrong, The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu (London ).

12 Mark H. Watkins, A Grammar of Chichewa, Language Dissertation 34 (Philadelphia ); M. Guthrie, Grammaire et Dictionnaire Lingala (London ); J. Carrington. The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. London: Dawsons of Pall Mall.

Berntsen, Maxine, et al. Handbook of the International Phonetic Association. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Harlow, R. the world fact book. the CIA guide to the world.

The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. Londres: Published for the International African Institute by Dawsons of Pall Mall. Barlow, A. Ruffell and T.G. Benson. English-Kikuyu Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Barlow, A. Ruffell. Studies in Kikuyu Grammar and Idiom. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons,Falado en: Kenya.

Gikuyu or Kikuyu (Gikuyu: Gĩkũyũ, pronounced) is a language of the Bantu family spoken primarily by the Kikuyu people of ing about 6 million (22% of Kenya's population), [2] they are the largest ethnic group in Kenya.

Gikuyu is spoken in the area between Nyeri and is one of the five languages of the Thagichu subgroup of the Bantu languages, which stretches from Region: Central Province. is the range of variation in the relationship between a phonological tone and its phonetic exponence that at around the date of publication of Principles competent phoneticians were proposing quite excessive numbers of tones for various languages.

For example, Armstrong in her Phonetic and Tonal Structure of KiKuyu () speaks of seven tones.(Giguyu), the language of the Kikuyu people of central Kenya. Kikuyu, a Bantu language, is spoken by million people (, estimate).

The phonetic system is characterized by interdental consonants: voiced ð and voiceless λ; the Dahl law of the dissimilation of consonants is applicable to Kikuyu.A characteristic morphological feature is the relatively complete system of nominal classes (16).

Her works include the book A Handbook of English Intonation (co-written with Ward), the paper “The Phonetic Structure of Somali”, and the book The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, published posthumously in Author: Hasrinah.