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Title: Kissūkuma
Subtitle: die Sprache der Wassūkuma, speciell der Dialekt der am Speke-Golf und Smith-Sund gelegenen nordwestlichen Stämme
URL: http://lincom-shop.eu
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica 76
Description:

Die Kissūkuma ist eine Bantu-Sprache und mit den Sprachen der Watakama
und Wagalagansa, der beiden Hauptstämme der Waniamwesi, verwandt. Die
Sprache, welche mit dem Kiniamwesi durch die Handelsbeziehungen am
meisten verbreitete Sprache Ostafrikas ist, ist bei der über ein weites Areal
ausgebreiteten Stämmen sehr verschieden: die im Osten und Südosten
anstossenden Hamiten haben einen Teil ihrer rauhen Töne, wie das gutturale gh,
in das Kissūkuma übertragen, während im Westen Mischung mit Kisindya (einer
Wahuma-Sprache) stattgefunden hat.

The short grammar contains information on substantives and classes,
adjectives, numbers, pronouns, conjunctions, interjections, verbs, tales, word
lists (Re-edition; originally published 1898 in Berlin; written in German)

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
African linguistics
Subject Language(s): Sukuma
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862900954
Pages: 57
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