A sociolinguistic survey of the people of the Fakai district

Statement of Responsibility:
Regnier, Clark D.; Stephen Dettweiler and Sonia Dettweiler, editors
Series Issue:
2003-021
Date:
2003
Publisher:
SIL International
Part Of Series:
SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2003-021
Extent:
31 pages
Abstract:

This report presents the results of a survey of the language varieties of Fakai District in Zuru Local Government Area of south-central Kebbi State in Nigeria. The survey was conducted in April 1991 and January 1992. The purpose was to determine the optimal language variety for transcription as a written standard. The survey instruments utilized were the lexicostatistical and syntactic comparison of Fakai District varieties, Recorded Text Tests, and a dialect/accent recognition test.

Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Nigeria
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Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Language surveys
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Entry Number:
9220