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Title: Grammar of the Kamba Language
Subtitle: Eastern Equitorial Africa
Written By: J. T. Last
URL: www.lincom-shop.eu
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica
Description:

The Kamba language is one of the great Bantu family of East Africa, south of
the equator. The author found a population of ca. 80000 speakers, Robert Cust
of the Church Missionary Society found a large number also in U-Sagara,
Mamboia, who had migrated southward. Contents: alphabet, substantives,
adjectives, class system, numerals, pronouns, verbs (Re-edition; originally
published 1885 in London; written in English).

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Lexicography
African linguistics
Subject Language(s): Kamba
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862901012
Pages: 46
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