Ikizu Orthography Sketch

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Date Created:
2007
Extent:
30 pages
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Table of Contents:
1. Introduction ..... 4 1.1 Classification ... 4 1.2 Data . 4 1.3 Dialects .... 4 1.4 Format and purpose of this orthography sketch ..... 5 2. Phonology 5 2.1 Vowels ..... 5 2.1.1 Vowel Inventory ...... 5 2.1.2 Vowel Length .. 6 2.1.3 Vowel Length in Conditioned Environments . 7 2.2 Consonants ...... 7 2.2.1 Palatalization and Labialization ...... 9 2.2.2 Tone ....... 11 3. Morphophonology .. 12 3.1 Vowels ... 12 3.1.1 Vowel Harmony Processes .... 12 3.1.2 Vowel Adjacency at Morpheme Boundaries 17 3.2 Consonants .... 21 4. Word Boundaries ... 22 4.1 Copula ... 22 4.2 Locatives ....... 23 4.2.1 Nominal.. 23 4.2.2 Verbal ..... 24 4.3 Associatives ... 24 4.4 Conjunction ... 25 5. Conclusion ..... 26 6. Appendices .... 27 6.1 Appendix 1: Ikizu Noun Class Chart ... 27 6.2 Appendix 2: Ikizu Noun Class Pairings ....... 30
Country:
Tanzania
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Subject:
Phonology
Orthography
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Entry Number:
42954