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Title: Review of A. Werner (1919, reprinted 2011) Introductory Sketch of the Bantu Languages
Paper URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3912.html
Author: Steve Nicolle
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Institution: Canada Institute of Linguistics
Linguistic Field: Typology
Abstract: “Introductory Sketch of the Bantu Languages” was published in 1919, and has obviously been superseded in many respects, but it is still interesting to read from both a historical and a descriptive perspective.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Lingust List
URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3912.html


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