Suba-Simbiti Orthography Statement

Authors:
Date:
2011
Extent:
29 pages
Abstract:
expanded Suba-Simbiti orthography statement from previously published ortho sketch
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 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 Processes .14 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 Conjunction24 4.5 Negative clitics ..25 5. Conclusions .. 26 Appendix A: Suba-Simbiti Noun Class Chart .. 27 Appendix B: Noun Class Pairings ... 29
Country:
Tanzania
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Work Type:
Subject:
Phonology
Orthography
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Entry Number:
42978