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The depression feature in Nguni languages and its interaction with tone

by International Conference on Linguistics in Central and Southern Africa (1975 University of Rhodesia)

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Published by Dept. of African Languages, Rhodes University in Grahamstown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nguni languages -- Tone.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David K. Rycroft.
    SeriesCommunication / Department of African Languages, Rhodes University ;, no. 8, Communication (Rhodes University. Dept. of African Languages) ;, no. 8.
    ContributionsRycroft, D. K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8550.N44 I57 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3230982M
    ISBN 100868100439
    LC Control Number83143476
    OCLC/WorldCa10850727

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The depression feature in Nguni languages and its interaction with tone by International Conference on Linguistics in Central and Southern Africa (1975 University of Rhodesia) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The depression feature in Nguni languages and its interaction with tone. [D K Rycroft;]. The Depression Feature in Nguni Languages and its Interaction with Tone. Communication No. 8, Department of African Languages Tone patterns in Zimbabwean Ndebele Jan Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT) Abstract A Cross-linguistic Study of Consonant-Tone Interaction.

Ph.D. dissertation, The Ohio State University. Google Scholar. The ‘Depression’ Feature in Nguni Languages and Its Interaction With Tone. Communication no. 8, Cited by: 4. The 'Depression' Feature in Nguni Languages and Its Interaction With Tone. Communication no. 8, Dept.

of African Languages Concise SiSwati Dictionary An unnatural class of consonants in Siswati. The Nguni languages are a group of Bantu languages spoken by the Nguni languages are spoken in Southern Africa, mostly in South Africa, Swaziland, and languages include Xhosa, Zulu, Swati, Hlubi, Phuthi and Ndebele (both Southern Ndebele and Northern Ndebele).

The name "Nguni" comes from the cow breed called Nguni word Nguni is sometimes used Geographic distribution: South Africa, Swaziland. Zulu (isiZulu in Zulu) is the language of the Zulu people with about 10 million speakers, the vast majority (over 95%) of whom live in South is the most widely spoken home language in South Africa (24% of the population) as well as being understood by over 50% of the population (Ethnologue ).

It became one of South Africa's eleven official languages in The Nguni languages are a group of Bantu languages spoken in southern Africa by the Nguni languages include Xhosa, Zulu, Ndebele (sometimes referred to as "Northern Ndebele"), Swati, Hlubi, Phuthi, Bhaca, Lala, Nhlangwini, Southern Transvaal Ndebele, and Sumayela appellation "Nguni" derives from the Nguni cattle type.

Ngoni (see below) is an older, or a shifted. Many Nguni languages (Rycroft,Cassimjee and Kisseberth, ) also have processes showing the incompatibility of a set of depressor consonants with High shown in (3a), in Xhosa, as in other Nguni languages, the High tone contributed by subject prefixes like bá- generally shifts to the antepenultimate syllable.(All Xhosa data is given in the orthography.).

ITONATIONN MODELLING FOR THE NGUNI LANGUAGES BY NATASHA GOVENDER PROFESSOR ETIENNE BARNARD DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, MASTER OF COMPUTER SCIENCE Although the complexity of prosody is widely recognised, there is a lack of widely-accepted descriptive standards for prosodic phenomena.

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This is the translation of the word "depression" to over 80 other languages. Saying depression in European Languages.

Saying depression in Asian Languages. Saying depression in Middle-Eastern Languages. Depression manifests itself in your life in many different ways. Nevertheless, its worst trick is the way it deforms everything. It changes your behavior, motivation, habits, thoughts, and language.

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depression are diagnosed with minor depression, but 4 to 5 percent meet the criteria for major depression. Postpartum depression is associated with severe and persistent symptoms that are present most of the day nearly every day for at least two weeks. It is also associated with reduced mother-infant bonding and increased marital stress and.

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These should be present for over two weeks. Additional symptoms include negative thoughts and pessimistic. So depression even affects our tone of voice and fluency, not just the choices of words that we use.

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For Rycroft’s analysis see his monograph ‘The Depression Feature in Nguni languages and its interaction with tone’, Communication No. 8. Department of African Languages, Rhodes University, Grahamstown. To bid farewell in Zulu you say salani kahle saláːni ɠaːɬé.

Literally, this means ‘stay (pl.) well’, and is used when.of depression, its associated mortality and morbidity. Overall, it appears that there is a reason for hope regarding the role of interventions in preventing depressive disorders in high-risk groups.

Several new directions for future research on the prevention of depression in high-risk groups were outlined. This book has helped learn how to handle that feeling. This book is very helpful If you feel like your emotions are sometimes running your life. If you test as a Highly Sensitive Person or Myers-Briggs INFJ, you may also be able to use this book.

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