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Similarities Between Bantu Nyanza (South African) and Tiv (Nigerian) Languages

Date Submitted: 30-Jan-2010
From: Ignatius Iornenge Usar
Subject: Similarities Between Bantu Nyanza (South African) and Tiv (Nigerian) Languages
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Notice: I am looking for books, term papers, dissertation or research work on similarities between Bantu Nyanza and Tiv languages both spoken in southern and West Africa respectively.

Greenberg, J. H. (1966) "Languages of Africa" did a study on the topic but not indepth.