Ikoma Orthography Sketch

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Date Created:
2007
Extent:
33 pages
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Table of Contents:
1. Introduction 3 1.1 Classification 3 1.2 Data 3 1.3 Dialects 3 1.4 Format and purpose of this orthography sketch 3 2. Phonology 4 2.1 Vowels 4 2.1.1 Vowel Inventory 4 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 Digraphs and Trigraphs 9 2.2.3 Palatalization, Labialization, and Prenasalization 9 2.3 Tone 11 2.3.1 Lexical Tone 11 2.3.2 Grammatical Tone 11 3. Morphophonology 14 3.1 Vowels 14 3.1.1 Vowel Harmony Processes 14 3.1.2 Vowel Adjacency Processes 19 3.1.3 Prefix vowel lengthening 22 3.2 Consonants 23 3.2.1 Dahl’s Law 23 4. Word Boundaries 25 4.1 Copula 25 4.2 Locatives 27 4.3 Associatives 28 4.4 Conjunction 29 5. Conclusion 30 Appendix A: Ikoma Noun Class Chart 31
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Tanzania
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Phonology
Orthography
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Entry Number:
42976