Chadic


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a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa

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In another group of Chadic languages, including Kanakuru, Ngizim, and Tangale, the order is V--O--focus.
Nominal conjunction and associative marker in Chadic languages.
It represents decades of research by the compiler, Paul Newman, on Hausa (with forty to fifty million speakers, the first or second language in Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Togo, and the Sudan) and many more of the approximately one hundred twenty-five Chadic languages.
This is all the more evident for the Chadic branch of Afroasiatic with approximately 150 languages, most of which remain "grammarless.
This article discusses the semantics and pragmatics of postural, existential and positional verbs occurring in the basic locative construction of Goemai, a West Chadic language of Central Nigeria.
The most detailed study to date of an African language in this domain is that of Hellwig (2003) on Goemai, a Chadic language of Nigeria (see also Hellwig this issue).
udu[eta]e and Birgit udu[eta]i (both Chadic languages), saying they borrowed this word from Chado-Sudanese Arabic uden (p.
77) that INC = s1 is attested only in Binandere (New Guinea): in Logone Chadic languages, INC may be -mu (= s1).
The essays on Chadic languages, chapters 25-28, are also a valuable resource.
Consider, for example, the following forms from Mafa, a Chadic language spoken in Cameroon:
Chadic is the pick in the opening Aspen Insurance Juvenile Hurdle as he makes his debut for John Ferguson.
Winner of a Redcar maiden on her second start back in May, the daughter of Champs Elysees was not sighted again until finishing second at Chester in July, when she did not enjoy the best of runs in behind winner Chadic.
Winner of a Redcar maiden on her second start in May, the daughter of Champs Elysees was not sighted again until finishing second at Chester in July, when she did not enjoy the best of runs in behind winner Chadic.
24) is--as far as I can see--that in Shilkh, a Moroccan Berber dialect, nag means "kill" and mnag means "light one another" and that these two words have the exact same meaning in Hausa, a Chadic language.