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Title: A Grammar of Mani
Written By: G. Tucker Childs
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/178110?result=1&rskey=0dVySV&format=G
Series Title: Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 54
Description:

This book provides a complete grammar of the Mani language spoken in the
Samu (alternate French spelling “Samou”) region of Sierra Leone andGuinea.
The data come from a short pilot study conducted during July and August of
2000, and a larger study taking place over two years (the Mani Documentation
Project or MDP, 2004-06, and two brief returns in April 2009 and February 2010).
That the Mani language will soon disappear is certain; just as certain is that this
grammar will be the only one ever written.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110265019
Pages: 270
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95
 
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ISBN-13: 9783110264975
Pages: 270
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95