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Current trends in Zimbabwean linguistics : a festschrift for Chief Kumbirai Mkanganwi / edited by Victor Mugari, Laston Mukaro and Emmanuel Chabata.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Harare, Zimbabwe : University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2015.
  • ©2015
Description:
vii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
"This book was compiled in honor of Chief Kumbirai Gumokumo Mkanganwi, one of the pioneers of Zimbabwes modern linguistics. Chief Mkanganwi was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, University of Zimbabwe, until his retirement in 2012."--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Events in ChiShona morphological periphrastic causatives / Victor Mugari, Laston Mukaro and Annastacia Dhumukwa -- Official national languages of Zimbabwe in the linguistic landscape of the nation : a geosemiotics approach / Zvinashe Mamvura and Pedzisai Mashiri -- Graffiti as an agent for effecting sexual behavioral change among female students in Zimbabwe's high schools / Hugh Mangeya -- Some aspects of unaccusativity and unergativity in Shona morpho-syntax : a formal analysis / Francis Matambirofa, Patricia Mabugu and Victor Mugari -- Processing spoken corpora : challenges and errors in the transcription of oral data for the Shona linguistic corpus / Emmanuel Chabata -- Nominal reanalysis in Ndebele : a case of noun reclassification / Progress Dube and Lickel Ndebele -- The morpho-syntax of auxiliaries in Shona : an analytical description / Francis Matambirofa -- Shona tones : a quest for iconic representation / Herbert Mushangwe -- Frame semantics as cognitive meaning building in Shona / Laston Mukaro, Lovemore Mutonga and Victor Mugari -- Speech outcome after cleft palate surgery : a case study of a twelve-year-old Shona-speaking girl / Lloyd Makumbe, Patricia Mabugu and Catherine Sibanda -- Appraisal in Shona news reporting : a case of Kwayedza newspaper in Zimbabwe / Ernest Jakaza and Marianna W. Visser -- An exploration of Shona predicate extensions order of precedence phenomenon : implications for argument structure / Francis Matambirofa -- Denoting HIV/AIDS : the language of stigma in the Shona language / Liveson Tatira -- A comparative study of Shona and Chinese loanwords from English / Herbert Mushangwe and Pretty Tahwa -- Charity begins at home : a case of family language policy in Zimbabwe and the sustainability of Shona / Patricia Mabugu, Catherine Sibanda and Esther Chivero -- Gopo's cognitive model of translation / Tapiwa Loveson Gopo.
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ISBN:
  • 9781779201164 ((pbk.))
  • 1779201168 ((pbk.))
LCCN:
2015334038
OCLC:
951807681
Honouree:
Editor:
RCP:
C - S