Research articles (Dept of African Lang & Lit)


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  • Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (West African Linguistic Society;, 2015)
    This paper reanalyzes so-called second position clitics in Degema as verb-adjacent clitics. The reanalysis is based on the observation that these clitics cannot be separated from the verb by intervening elements. Kari ...
  • Kari, Ethelbert E. (Linguistics Association of SADC Universities, April, 2015)
    This paper discusses parasynthesis, also known as circumfixation, in Degema. It highlights the fact that circumfixes are controversial not only because of the possibility to analyze them as discontinuous units consisting ...
  • Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel; Mogara, Budzani (University of Botswana, 2014)
    This paper aims at establishing and discussing the strategies for naming tourist sites in the languages of Botswana using a descriptive approach. In addition, the paper attempts a classification of these tourist sites in ...
  • Mekgwe, P. (Routledge (Taylor and francis),, 2010)
    The growing body of literature authored by women in Africa and the African Diaspora over the past four decades has been accompanied by vigorous debates out of which has evolved a body of theories pertaining to African ...
  • Mekgwe, P.; Smith, A.M. (Indiana University Press,, 2006)
    Acclaimed Edinburgh-based author Alexander McCall Smith is a professor of Medical Law and a prolific fiction writer. He has written over fifty books. It is, however, with the fictional character Ma-Ramotswe that his name ...


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