14.716, Books: Language Description, Samba Leko: Fabre

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Subject: 14.716, Books: Language Description, Samba Leko: Fabre

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Date:  Tue, 11 Mar 2003 13:43:20 +0000
From:  LINCOM.EUROPA at t-online.de
Subject:   Etude du Samba Leko Parler d'Allani: Fabre

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Date:  Tue, 11 Mar 2003 13:43:20 +0000
From:  LINCOM.EUROPA at t-online.de
Subject:   Etude du Samba Leko Parler d'Allani: Fabre


		
Title: Étude du Samba Leko Parler d'Allani
Subtitle: (Cameroun du Nord, famille Adamawa)
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in African Linguistics 56
			
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
           http://home.t-online.de/home/LINCOM.EUROPA/
			
Availability: Available

Author: Anne Gwenaëlle Fabre, Université de Paris III

Hardback: ISBN: 3895867268, Pages: 452, Price: USD 72 / EUR 70 / GBP
	  48
			
Abstract:
			
Langue de tradition orale parlée par 10 000 locuteurs aux confins du
Cameroun et du Nigeria, le samba leko est une langue Adamawa de la
famille Niger-Congo qui n'a jamais fait l'objet d'une description
approfondie. La présente description a été élaborée à partir de
données de première main recueillies sur le terrain au cours de
plusieurs séjours dans le village d'Allani au Cameroun.  Elle présente
la langue sous différents aspects et comporte quatre parties
principales : la phonologie (phonèmes et tons), les catégories
syntaxiques et les différents procédés de formation du lexique
(dérivation, composition), la structuration des constituants nominaux
et verbaux et enfin les schèmes d'énoncé.  Une attention particulière
a été portée à différents phénomènes propres à cette langue tant en ce
qui concerne le verbe que les schèmes d'énoncé en particulier la
sérialisation et la hiérarchisation au sein du syntagme verbal, les
phrases valises et le discours rapporté. En annexe, un lexique samba
leko - français, un index français - samba leko et un conte illustre
cette description.

Samba-Leko is an unwritten language spoken by some 10 000 people in an
area straddling the Cameroon-Nigeria border. It belongs to the Adamawa
branch of the Niger-Congo family, and has not previously been analyzed
in depth.  This description is based on first-hand data collected in
the field in the course of several stays in the Cameroonian village of
Allani.  It deals with a range of aspects of the language and is
divided into four main parts: the phonology (phonemes and tonemes),
the syntactic categories and word-formation processes (derivation and
composition), the structure of noun and verb phrases, and the
utterance patterns.  Particular attention has been devoted to a number
features relating to the verb phrase and to utterance
structures. These include serialization and hierarchical constructions
in the verb phrase, "portmanteaux" utterances, and reported discourse.

A Samba-Leko/French lexicon, a French/Samba-Leko glossary, and a
traditional tale are appended as illustrative material.
			
Lingfield(s):   Language Description
			
Subject Language(s): Samba Leko (Language Code: NDI)

Written In:  English (Language Code: ENG)

			


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