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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Ventive markers are among the most widespread verbal extensions in the Chadic branch of Afroasiatic (Frajzyngier 2012: 264).
Therefore, for Antenor Firmin, lawyer, anthropologist, and enthusiastic Egyptologist, the ancient Egyptian language belongs to the Cushitic, Nilotic, and Chadic linguistic groups, as he asserts in 1885.
Both the Chadic and non-Chadic people of the Plateau have been described as having patrilineal descent organised in patri- and virilocal living arrangements.
Related are Semitic *sad- and Western Chadic *cad-.
4; Bhatia 1993: 74-75), it is also found in languages of South America (Cubeo in Morse and Maxwell 1999: 174-177; Emerillon in Rose 2003: 490-492; Wari' in Everett and Kern 1997: 97-98), Papuan languages (Golin in Loughnane 2003; Hatam in Reesink 1999: 128 129: Usan in Reesink 1987: 255: Yimas in Foley 1991: 402-403), languages of the Caucasus (Abkhaz in Hewitt 1987: 38-40: Georgian in Hewitt 1987: 27-28), and Chadic languages (Lele in Frajzyngier 2001: 405-409, and more generally Frajzyngier 1991, 1996 on de ditto complementizers in Chadic and beyond).
Arabic is classified as a Semitic language; it belongs to the Afro-Asiatic family of languages that also includes the Cushitic languages, Berber, and the Chadic group (Greenberg, 1970; Comrie, Matthews, & Polinsky, 1997).
The different languages of the large Cushite group, are scattered throughout Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Sudan, while the Chadic languages, the best known of which is Hausa, are spoken in Chad, Nigeria, Cameroon, and the central African Republic.
UCLA was to be my academic home for the next five years, enabling me to publish several works on Hausa and Chadic languages in addition to teaching.
According to linguist Paul Newman, Hausa - a language in the AfroAsiatic phylum of the Chadic family (which itself contains about 135 distinct languages) - claims around 25,000,000 speakers.
Bomhard's wide-ranging and highly speculative study attempts to connect Prosto-Indo-European language forms with so-called Proto-Afroasiatic forms (the Proto-Afroasiatic group of languages includes the Semitic, Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, Omotic, and Chadic families).
According to statistics presented in Wikipedia, Hausa is a Chadic language, spoken as a first language by about 24 million people and as a second language by 15 million more.
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 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.
Mark Johnston continues to fire in the winners and Chadic can add another to his tally in the Today's Racing Just PS10 With Racinguk Handicap at Ayr.