Zanaki Orthography Sketch

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Date Created:
2007
Extent:
29 pages
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Table of Contents:
Introduction ... 1 1.1 Classification .. 1 1.2 Data .. 1 1.3 Dialects ........... 1 1.4 Format and purpose of this orthography sketch ....... 2 2. Phonology ..... 2 2.1 Vowels ............ 2 2.1.1 Vowel Inventory .... 2 2.1.2 Vowel Length ........ 5 2.1.3 Vowel Length in Conditioned Environments ... 6 2.2 Consonants ...... 7 2.2.1 Consonants ............. 7 2.2.2 Palatalization and Labialization ......... 9 2.2.3 Tone ....... 10 3. Morphophonology ....... 11 3.1 Vowels .......... 11 3.1.1 Vowel Harmony Processes 11 3.1.2 Vowel Adjacency at Morpheme Boundaries .. 13 3.2 Consonants .... 17 4. Word Boundaries ........ 19 4.1 Copula .......... 19 4.2 Locatives ....... 20 4.2.1 Nominal . 20 4.2.2 Verbal .... 21 4.3 Associatives .. 22 4.4 Conjunction ... 23 5. Conclusion .... 23 6. Appendices ... 25 6.1 Appendix 1: Zanaki Noun Class Chart .... 25 6.2 Appendix 2: Zanaki Noun Class Pairings 26
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Tanzania
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Subject:
Orthography
Phonology
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Entry Number:
42950