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Title: An Introductory Grammar of the Sena Language spoken on the Lower Zambesi
Written By: W.G. Anderson
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica 80

The home of the Sena language is the district bordering the Zambesi from Shupanga to the Lupata gorge. It is classed by Dr. Cust, in his Modern Languages of Africa, as belonging to the Eastern Branch of the Bantu family, and in that Branch to the Southern Sub-Branch. The grammatical sketch contains information on the alphabet, syllables, accent, nouns and noun classes, case, pronouns, adjective, verbs, auxiliary verbs, formation of words, sentences with translations, and a vocabulary of ca. 1200 entries (Re-edition; originally published 1897 in London; written in English)

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
African linguistics
Subject Language(s): Sena
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862901005
Pages: 166
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