A comparative study of tone of West Ugandan Bantu Languages, with particular focus on the tone loss in Tooro

  • The aim of this paper is to try to explain how the Tooro system, which phonologically lacks tone, has come into being, by examining comparatively the tone system of each language itself and also by closely looking at the differences which exist among the Haya, Ankole and Nyoro systems (Kiga data insufficient) in order to look for phonetic reasons of the tone changes.

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Author:Shigeki Kaji
Parent Title (English):Papers from the Workshop on Bantu Relative Clauses : [held in Paris on 8 - 9 January 2010] / Laura Downing, ... (eds.), Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin; ZASPil Vol. 53, S. 99-107
Publisher:Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Place of publication:Berlin
Document Type:Part of a Book
Year of Completion:2010
Year of first Publication:2010
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2013/11/14
GND Keyword:Ton <Phonologie>; Tonologie; Bantusprachen; Uganda <West >
Page Number:9
First Page:99
Last Page:107
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Phonetik/Phonologie / Phonetics/Phonology
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:ZAS papers in linguistics : ZASPiL / ZASPiL 53 = Papers from the Workshop on Bantu Relative Clauses
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht