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The Languages and Peoples of Bornu

Notes on Some Languages of Western Sudan (Languages & Peoples of Bornu)

by P. Benton

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Sudan,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • African Languages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7799537M
    ISBN 100714616354
    ISBN 109780714616353

      The Kanuri of Bornu Item Preview remove-circle Language English. Bibliography: p. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Donor Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :   The prevailing language in Bornu is the Kanuri. It has no affinity, according to Heinrich Barth, with the great Berber family. A grammar was published in by S. W. Koelle, as well as a volume of tales and fables, with a translation and vocabulary.

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The Languages and Peoples of Bornu by P. Benton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Languages and Peoples of Bornu Being a collection of the Writings of PA Benton with Intro by AHM Kirk-Greene (2 volumes) Benton, P.A. Published by Frank Cass, London ().

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benton, Philip Askell, Languages and peoples of Bornu: being a collection of the writings of P.A.

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The largest population of Kanuri reside in the northeast corner of Nigeria, Chad: 1, (), most of which are .Over time, the intermarriage of the Kanembu and Bornu peoples created a new people and language, the Kanuri.

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