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Linguistic variation and change in Igbo

Chris U. Agbedo

Linguistic variation and change in Igbo

a quantitative approach

by Chris U. Agbedo

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Published by ACE Resources Konsult in Nsukka, [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Igbo language -- Variation,
  • Igbo language -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-160).

    StatementChris U. Agbedo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8261 .A33 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23179272M
    ISBN 109783608126
    ISBN 109789783608122
    LC Control Number2008430465

      Read "Codeswitching in Igbo-English Bilingualism A Matrix Language Frame Account" by Kelechukwu Ihemere available from Rakuten Kobo. Codeswitching occurs when multilingual speakers embed elements of more than one language into the dominant (or Matrix) l Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing. Download igbo book on Igbo,Insight in igbo language, igbo culture,traditions,igbo grammar,village life,people,Enugu,ns Igbo language and culture. Read this Book Publication. The reference ISBN number of the book is Because the first three editions of this book have been outsold, we made an electronic.

    The present volume, which is the 5th in the Nigerian Linguists Festschrift Series, is devoted to Professor Munzali A. Jibril, a celebrated icon in university administration, and an erudite Professor of English : Ozo-mekuri Ndimele. Welcome to the Igbo page, featuring books, courses, and software to help you learn Igbo! Igbo (pronounced ee-boh) is spoken by about 18 million Igbo people in southeastern Nigeria. Igbo is a tonal language, and is written in a Latin script, although Nsibidi ideograms are sometimes used.

    natural linguistic environment and had come in contact with speakers not only of other Igbo dialects but also of other languages, which had affected the way they spoke Igbo. A large number of the Igbos they met had been born in Sierra Leone to Igbo parents and had never lived in an environment where only Igbo was Size: KB. speakers believe that their speech form is another linguistic system other than Igbo. This is based on the early studies of the Izii by missionaries/scholars such as Meir and Meir () and Bendor Samuel (). However, this claim is not supported by more recent linguistic and historical findings by scholars including Ikekeonwu ( Author: Obianika E. Chinwe.


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Fasold, R. () ‘The relation between black and white speech in the south’, manuscript, School of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, by: The dialects of Igbo share a considerable degree of lexical items, a variety of phonological, morphological and syntactic features as well as a great deal of mutual intelligibility.

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the type of data that must be accounted for in these communities. the particular kind of analytical problems and theoretical questions pertinent to. Oxford University Press, - Igbo (African people). - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

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