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Title: The Doyayo Language
Written By: Elizabeth Wiering
Marinus Wiering
Series Title: Publications in Linguistics #121

Presents five articles about phonology, indicative verb structure, tone patterns of nominals, major syntactic structures, and folk tale features of Doyayo.

Represents research on the Doyayo language using a descriptive linguistic approach. Doyayo is spoken by 15,000 people and belongs to the Duru group of the Adamawa-Eastern language family in northern and northwestern Cameroon. This volume makes collected data available to the academic community and the Doyayos to contribute to the ongoing study of their language.

Elisabeth and Marinus Wiering arrived in Poli, northhern Cameroon in 1971 and began their linguistic research under a cooperative agreement between SIL International and the Federal University of Cameroon.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: SIL International Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Doyayo
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0883126206
ISBN-13: 9780883126202
Pages: 320
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