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SYNOPSIS This article describes the affixes and tone changes involved in the construction of Ibibio tenses. Ibibio, a language spoken in Nigeria, is affiliated with Efik and Oron in the Ibibio‐Efik dialect cluster. The concluding table indicates the tones of pronominal prefixes and verb roots in...
SYNOPSIS In the Lake Leopold II district of the Belgian Congo, patrilineal tribes occupy the forest region, matrilineal tribes the savannah, and groups with a mixed culture the zone of transition around the lake itself. The nkumu are a characteristic institution of the patrilineal tribes, and...
SYNOPSIS An augmentative noun class, not mentioned before by students of the language, has been discovered in Tsonga. It is reminiscent of class 21 as found in certain other Bantu languages, but the phonology of its prefix, ji‐, indicates that it cannot immediately be connected with class 21. It...
SYNOPSIS The three Bushman languages are d3u\?ōã:si (Northern Group, a dialect of !khū, partly in South‐West Africa and partly in the Bechuanaland Protectorate), //ganakwe (Central Group, Bechuanaland Protectorate) and lk3: (Southern Group, Bechuanaland Protectorate). Recordings of these three...
Nationalism in Colonial Africa. Thomas Hodgkin. Frederick Muller Ltd., London. 1956. 216 pp. 105. 6d. The Christian Church and Islam in West Africa. J. Spencer Trimingham I.M.C. Research Pamphlets, No. 3, S.C.M. Press Ltd., London. 1955. 3s. Afrikanische Studien. Herausgegeben von J. Lukas....
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