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LINGUIST List 17.3015

Sat Oct 14 2006

Books: Language Description: Heath

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Dikran Karagueuzian, Tondi Songway Kiini (Songhay, Mali): Heath

Message 1: Tondi Songway Kiini (Songhay, Mali): Heath
Date: 13-Oct-2006
From: Dikran Karagueuzian <pubscsli.stanford.edu>
Subject: Tondi Songway Kiini (Songhay, Mali): Heath

Title: Tondi Songway Kiini (Songhay, Mali)
Subtitle: Reference Grammar and TSK-English-French Dictionary
Series Title: Stanford Monographs in African Languages
Published: 2005
Publisher: CSLI Publications

Author: Jeffry Heath, University of Michigan
Paperback: ISBN: 157586505X Pages: 450 Price: U.S. $ 47.50
Paperback: ISBN: 157586505X Pages: 450 Price: U.K. £ 30.00

Only recently discovered by linguistic scholars, Tondi Songway Kiini (TSK)
is a tonal language spoken in the small country of Mali in western Africa.
Unlike other Songhay languages, TSK preserves the lexical and grammatical
tones of its proto-language and also exhibits unique systems for the
expression of focalization and relativization. Tondi Songway Kiini is a
valuable overview of the grammar of an African language with a tone system
quite different from that of the more familiar Bantu system. It is also an
irreplaceable guide to the grammar and meanings of this unusual African

Linguistic Field(s): Language Description

Subject Language(s): Songhay, Humburi Senni (hmb)

Written In: English (eng )

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