A Manual of the Chikaranga Language, with Grammar, Exercises, Useful Conversational Sentences and Vocabulary: English-Chikaranga and Chikaranga-English

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Philpott & Collins, 1915 - Bantu languages - 397 pages
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Page 49 - Go from me for the first time, for the second time, for the third time ", and the divorce is legal.
Page 5 - The mouth pressure curve does not fall to zero between the arresting and releasing consonants which mark the end of one syllable and the beginning of the next.
Page vi - The Vocabulary of Part IV. does not claim to be either an exhaustive or correct dictionary. Such words have been included as could be collected from the natives, and meanings assigned them, which, it is hoped, will be found to be generally correct.
Page v - In the following pages an attempt has been made to provide for the European student a gradual introduction to the grammar of this important branch of the group of African Native languages, known as the Bantu family.
Page 4 - Some consonants are aspirated, and should then be written with an h following ; eg dkunku, a small hill. As, however, the aspirate is not always distinguished by Europeans, we have decided to disregard it, except where its omission might cause confusion.
Page 15 - NOUNS are made in a variety of ways, of which the following are examples : (1...
Page 3 - ALPHABET was adopted by the Rhodesian Conference of Missionaries held at the Victoria Falls in July 1909.
Page 11 - Nouns beginning with b, d, and g generally change these into p, t, and k when ma is prefixed.
Page 32 - The Negative of the Perfect Tense is the same as that of the...
Page 24 - Infinitive is formed by prefixing ku to the stem of the verb ; eg ku gara, to sit.

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