Ongota a decisive language in African prehistory by Harold C. Fleming

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Published by Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .

Written in English

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  • African languages.,
  • African languages -- History.,
  • African languages -- Grammar.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHarold C. Fleming.
SeriesÄthiopistische Forschungen -- Bd. 64
LC ClassificationsPL8005 .F54 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19666301M
ISBN 103447051248
ISBN 109783447051248

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Ongota clearly is in a class by itself within Afrasian, even though loan words from nearby languages muddy up the analysis.

Ongotan has serious implications for Afrasian prehistory as a whole and hence the prehistory of northern and eastern Africa. Traditionally, some scholars (especially geneticists) have assumed a constant flow of culture Cited by: 5.

The examination of Ongota reveals an Afrasian (Afro-Asiatic, Hamito-Semitic) language of marked dissimilarity to its sisters in grammar and a large lexicon with links to Afrasian languages spread over large sections of Africa. Ongota clearly is in a class by itself within Afrasian, even though loan words from nearby languages muddy up the analysis.

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Find items in libraries near you. Fleming even describes data released on Ongota most recently and its implications for the classification of the language and the people and, as an appendix, an English-Ongota lexicon.

([c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR). The Ongota: a branch of the Maale?; ethnographic, historic and linguistic traces of contact of the Ongota people.

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The following is a word list of Ongota, along with Tsamai and Arbore (Irbore) comparisons. Both Tsamai and Arbore are Cushitic languages. Both Tsamai and Arbore are Cushitic languages.

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This list is by no means exhaustive. It merely reflects some of the texts I have used in my work. Anjyo, K. "Ongota is the self-designation of a population from southwest Ethiopia north of Chaw Behar (earlier lake Stefania) and east of Lake Turkana (earlier lake Rudolf in Kenya)." Information from: “One Thousand Languages: Living, Endangered, and Lost”.

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Ongota (Birale), a moribund language of Southwest Ethiopia (pp. Savà, Graziano () In Language death and language maintenance: theoretical, practical and descriptive approaches Current issues in linguistic theory, # edited by Janse, Mark and Tol, Sijmen John Benjamins Publ.

Ongota (also known as Birale, Birayle) is a moribund language of southwest Ethiopia. UNESCO reported in that out of a total ethnic population ofonly 12 elderly native speakers remain, the rest of their small village on the west bank of the Weito River, having adopted the Tsamai language instead.

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The grammar follows a Subject Object Verb word order. It is probably Afroasiatic, but has not been definitively classified. A moribund language of southwest Ethiopia Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

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‘Isolated’ languages are languages without any known relatives, languages which are not demonstrably part of any ‘language family’, with Etruscan, Basque, and Ainu being. He places Ongota in South Omotic. Position among the world's languages. Afroasiatic is one of the four language families of Africa identified by Joseph Greenberg in his book The Languages of Africa ().

It is the only one that extends outside of Africa, via the Semitic branch. *An estimate of the number of pioneer workers needed for initial church planting among unreached people groups by country. Estimates are calculated only for unreached people groups and are based on ratio of 1 worker for ev individuals living in an unreached people group by country.

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Ongota 14 Meroitic 14 Oropom 15 Sandawe 15 Kwadi 15 Kujarge 16 Dompo 16 Mbre 17 Mpra 17 Guanche 18 Residual foragers 18 4. CONCLUSIONS 19 REFERENCES 19 TABLES Table 1.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Harold Fleming () proposes that Ongota constitutes a separate branch of Afroasiatic. Bonny Sands () finds the proposal by Savà and Tosco () the most convincing: namely that Ongota is an East Cushitic language with a Nilo-Saharan substratum.

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