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Title: The Nuer Language
URL: www.lincom-shop.eu
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica
Description:

The Nuer who have received their name from their neighbours, the Dinkas,
Shilluks and Arabs, live in several separate sections in the Anglo-Egyptian
Sudan, and partly in Western Abyssinia. The Nuers belong to the Nilotic group.
The materials for this work were collected during a stay in Khartoum and on
Doleib Hill, a mission station. The study contains sections on sounds, parts of
speech, short sentences, and a vocabulary (Re-edition; originally published
1912 in Berlin: MSOS XV, III Abt.: 84-150, written in English).

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Lexicography
African linguistics
Afro-Asiatic
Subject Language(s): Nuer
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862900138
Pages: 61
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