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ASPECTS OF BÀNSÁRÀ PHONOLOGY

INTRODUCTION1.1 General IntroductionThis study discusses the phonology of Bànsárà language, a language spoken in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross-River state, Nigeria.Phonology is that branch of linguistics that studies the organization of speech sounds in human language. It is the component of grammar that accounts for the general pattern or structure of sounds, and the way sounds relate to one another in normal speech.In human language, sounds (consonants, vowels and supraseg...

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MOBOLAJI OBADARA 68 PAGES (7870 WORDS) Linguistics Project 419 Views
Linguistic Analysis on the Philippine Crime News Broadcasts

This study determined the linguistic devices manifested in the corpus of crime news broadcasts and investigated the strategies employed by the Filipino Journalists in constructing the crime news broadcasts. This study is descriptive - qualitative in nature employing Linguistic Analysis framework, which brought the analysis to two (2) levels: analysis of the devices and on the strategies. The study gathered and transcripted twenty-five (25) mainstream crime news broadcasts from the different t...

PIDGINS AND CREOLES: ATTITUDES

ABSTRACTLanguage is a multi purpose and an indispensable instrument for communication in every human endeavour. However, some languages, apart from performing more functions than the others, are also seen as more prestigious than the others. This study focused on the attitudes of people to Pidgin/Creole worldwide. The purpose was to find out to what extent people’s attitudes towards P/C have affected their growth. To explore the possibilities, the researcher used structured questionnaire. T...

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Hills Amobi Premium 18 PAGES (4365 WORDS) Linguistics Essay/Paper 10 Views
THE MORPHOLOGICAL PROCESSES OF TIV WORD FORMATION

PreambleIn traditional grammar, words are the basic units of analysis. Grammarians classify words according to parts of speech and identify and list the forms that words can be grouped. Although the matter is really very complex, for the sake of simplicity we will begin with the assumption that we are all generally able to distinguish words from other linguistic units. A morpheme is the smallest part of a word that has grammatical function or meaning. For example, sawed, sawn, sawing, and saw...

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Emmanuel S Ortese 39 PAGES (7692 WORDS) Linguistics Project 1,654 Views