Guinea Languages of the Atlantic Group
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Guinea Languages of the Atlantic Group Description and Internal Classification (Schriften Zur Afrikanistik - Research in African Studies) by William A. A. Wilson

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English


  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language

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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL11398461M
ISBN 100820498912
ISBN 109780820498911

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  The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide is part of the multi-volume reference work on the languages and linguistics of all major regions of the world. The island of New Guinea and its offshore islands is arguably the most diverse and least documented Format: Hardcover. Atlantic languages, formerly West Atlantic languages, branch of the Niger-Congo language family spoken primarily in Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. The approximately 45 Atlantic languages are spoken by about 30 million people. One language cluster, Fula (also called Fulani, Peul. Editorial Reviews. The Kisi language belongs to the Atlantic languages of the Niger-Congo language family and is spoken by more than half a million people. Geographically, the language is spoken primarily in the Republic of Guinea, where it functions as one of the national languages, but also in Sierra Leone and by: 2. Main Content. Africa's coastal country of Guinea is nicknamed the 'water tower of Africa,' thanks to the more than 20 rivers originating inside its borders, as well as its relatively high precipitation. The city of Conakry originated on Tombo Island and spread up the Kaloum Peninsula, sandwiched between mangrove swamps.

Language contact between Mande and Atlantic in Guinea In this contribution I will present partial results of my research project on contact between Mande in Atlantic in Guinea1. Basically, I will focus on the contact between Pular, a Fula (Ful) variety spoken in Guinea, and its neighbouring Mande languages. 56 rows  The Atlantic languages (or West Atlantic languages) of West Africa are a major Linguistic . A virtual guide to Guinea, a developing country in the tropical southwestern part of West Africa at the Atlantic Ocean. Bordered in north by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali, and by Côte d'Ivoire to the east and southeast, by Liberia and Sierra Leone to the south. The Pular Guide for Peace Corps Guinea is the best resource for learning this difficult and amazing language. Developed by Herb Caudill (RPCV), this is document (readable with Adobe Acrobat reader). Complete with silly pictures and cultural guides. Parlons Pular, by Peace Corps’ very own Alpha Baldé, is now for sale.

Guinea, country of western Africa, located on the Atlantic coast. Three of western Africa’s major rivers—the Gambia, the Niger, and the Senegal—rise in Guinea. Under the name French Guinea, it was a part of French West Africa until it achieved . scope of this literature that this paper examines the role of language in the Atlantic Basin and in the Community of Portuguese Language Speaking Countries (CPLP). For the purposes of this paper, the Atlantic Basin includes those countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean, direct coastline countries in the Caribbean, and the EU and Size: KB.   "The Danish Guinea Coast Forts, Denmark’s Abolition of the Atlantic Slave Trade, and African Colonial Policy, –" published on 24 Sep by Brill.   This work resituates the Spanish Caribbean as an extension of the Luso-African Atlantic world from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century, when the union of the Spanish and Portuguese crowns facilitated a surge in the transatlantic slave trade. After the catastrophic decline of Amerindian populations on the islands, two major African provenance zones, first Upper Guinea .