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Published by Kegan Paul International in association with the International African Institute, Distributed by Routledge Chapman & Hall in London, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hausa language.,
  • Hausa literature -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Graham Furniss and Philip J. Jaggar.
SeriesAfrican languages = Langues africaines. Occasional publication ;, no. 3, African languages., no. 3.
ContributionsParsons, F.W. 1908-, Furniss, Graham., Jaggar, Philip J., 1945-, International African Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL8231 .S78 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1281487M
ISBN 100710302827
LC Control Number92138722

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Book Description. First published in , this book is a landmark in the study of one of the major African languages: Hausa. Hausa is spoken by million people, mostly in northern Nigeria, but also in communities stretching from Senegal to the Red Sea.   First published in , this book is a landmark in the study of one of the major African languages: Hausa. Hausa is spoken by million people, mostly in northern Nigeria, but also in communities stretching from Senegal to the Red by: 1. All about Studies in Hausa: language and linguistics, in honour of F.W. Parsons by F. W. Parsons. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: F. W. Parsons. Studies in Hausa: language and linguistics, in honour of F.W. Parsons 2 copies The Operation of Gender in Hausa: Stabilizer, Dependent Nominals and 2 copies Further Observations on the 'Causative' Grade of the Verb in Hausa 1 copy.

tions on Hausa, a major world language spoken mainly in northern Nigeria and the Republic of Niger, and he was generally acknowledged to be the leading Hausa scholar of the post-Second World War era. Frederick Parsons was born on February 9, After studying Classics at Marlborough College, he went to Magdalen College, Oxford, where he took.   Introduction. Hausa is one of the most widely spoken languages in West Africa, as noted in Kenneth Katzner’s The Languages of the World (London: Routledge, ). Further, Philip J. Jaggar, the author of “Chadic Languages,” published in the Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (Oxford: Elsevier, ), notes that with upward of over thirty million first-language speakers, Hausa. Studies in Hausa Language and Linguistics furniss graham (curatore); jaggar philip j. (curatore) First published in , this book is a landmark in the study of one of the major African languages: Hausa. Hausa is spoken by million people, mostly in northern Nigeria, but also in communities stretching from Senegal to the Red Sea. In: Studies in Hausa Language and Linguistics in Honour of F. W. Parsons, ed. by Graham Furniss and Phil Jaggar, -XXX. London, New York: Kegan Paul International [ 1 ] To avoid subjectivity, I have refrained from commenting on Záhořík¨s approach to my own publications (other than in connection with data supplied by them).

  Studies in Hausa language and linguistics: in honour of F. W. Parsons. Edited by Graham Furniss and Philip J. Jaggar. Edited by Graham Furniss and Philip J. Jaggar. London ; New York: Kegan Paul International in association with the International African Institute, Language and Linguistics A clear and up-to-date introduction to linguistics, this bestselling textbook addresses the full scope of language, from the traditional subjects of structural linguistics (relating to sound, form, meaning, and language change) to the more specialized subjects of contextual linguistics (including discourse.   Hausa could be taken in a joint degree with history, linguistics, social anthropology (both Furniss and Jaggar combined Hausa with social anthropology) among other subjects. Parsons succeeded Bargery in the late s and was the main Hausa teacher (and Hausaist scholar) when Jaggar and Furniss were learning Hausa in the mid to late onwards. Afro Asiatic language of northern Nigeria and southern Niger. Hausa, which is spoken by some 31 million people, belongs to the Chadic branch of Afro Asiatic. Outside of Hausaland, communities of Hausa merchants have stimulated the use of Hausa as.