Suba-Simbiti Orthography Sketch

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Date Created:
2007
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29 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 Dialects4 1.4 Format and purpose of this orthography sketch.5 2. Phonology 5 2.1 Vowels.5 2.1.1 Vowel Length ..6 2.1.2 Vowel Length in Conditioned Environments .8 2.2 Consonants ..8 2.2.1 Palatalization..10 2.2.2 Labialization ..11 2.2.3 Prenasalization...11 2.3 Tone...12 3. Morphophonology.. 13 3.1 Vowels...13 3.1.1 Vowel Harmony Processes14 3.1.2 Elision 19 3.1.3 Desyllabification and Assimilation ...19 3.2 Consonants 21 4. Word Boundaries ... 22 4.1 Copula ...22 4.2 Locatives ...23 4.3 Associatives...24 4.4 Conjunction...24 4.5 Negative clitics..25 5. Conclusions ... 26 Appendix A: Suba-Simbiti Noun Class Chart .. 27 Appendix B: Noun Class Pairings 29
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Tanzania
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Subject:
Phonology
Orthography
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Entry Number:
42977