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Phonological Rules and Dialect Variation : A Study of the Phonology of Lumasaaba - Gillian Brown

Phonological Rules and Dialect Variation

A Study of the Phonology of Lumasaaba

Paperback Published: 7th June 1976
ISBN: 9780521290630
Number Of Pages: 208

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Dr Brown examines the functions of different types of rules in the phonological component of a generative grammar with examples especially from Lumasaaba, a Bantu language of eastern Uganda.

Review of the hardback: 'The book should interest Bantuists, Africanists, dialectologists, phonologists and even those who work in the rarified air of general linguistic theory. At an Africanist level the reaction lies somewhere between high praise and wild enthusiasm. At more general theoretical levels the book is at least interesting and probably somewhat controversial ... This is, I think, a superb book, valuable on many levels.' American Anthropologist

Acknowledgements
Introduction
List of symbols
A brief introduction to Lumasaaba
The model of description
The rules of the phonology
Phonetic realisation
The dialects of Lumasaaba
Appendices
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521290630
ISBN-10: 0521290635
Series: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 7th June 1976
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.27