Articles by Author: Ingeborgm Kosch

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  1. Bookreviews

    Bookreviews

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
  2. ‘Imperfect tense -<em>a</em>’ of Northern Sotho revisited

    ‘Imperfect tense -<em>a</em>’ of Northern Sotho revisited

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The distribution of the so-called ‘imperfect tense -a’ in Northern Sotho has traditionally been laid down in the form of a set of rules. The basic principle underlying these rules, however, does not emerge from the traditional treatment of this...
  3. German-speaking pioneers in African linguistics and literature with special reference to Northern Sotho

    German-speaking pioneers in African linguistics and literature with special reference to Northern Sotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    One cannot conceive of the development of a written tradition in many an African language without the contribution made by Germans, especially from the middle of the previous century up to about the first quarter of the present century. Their...
  4. Thoughts on suppletion in Northern Sotho

    Thoughts on suppletion in Northern Sotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This investigation probes into the nature of suppletion. that is. forms of morphological irregularity. In linguistic studies the theoretical basis for suppletion was created and developed around data provided by the classical languages. This article bases its findings mainly on...
  5. Sandhi under the spotlight

    Sandhi under the spotlight

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The term sandhi is not frequently encountered in discussions of morphophonemic modifications in the traditional grammars of the Bantu languages. It is a term which, even in linguistic research outside of the Bantu language family, has carefully been avoided in...
  6. Significance of absence: The case of zero and empty morphs

    Significance of absence: The case of zero and empty morphs

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The morpheme is generally understood as a unit which has form as well as content, i.e. a physical substance (phonological and phonetic) and a meaning or function within a grammatical system. With reference to examples from Northern Sotho and Zulu,...
  7. Discontinuous elements in morphology

    Discontinuous elements in morphology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article probes into the nature of discontinuous elements in the morphology of some African languages, but in Northern Sotho in particular. The discussion is conducted against the backdrop of two principles which are generally held to be characteristic of...
  8. Voorwoord

    Voorwoord

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
  9. Innovation and compromise in K. Endemann's dictionary of the Sotho language (1911)

    Innovation and compromise in K. Endemann's dictionary of the Sotho language (1911)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article seeks to highlight some lexicographic features of the dictionary of the Sotho language by K. Endemann against the backdrop of best practices of dictionary compilation today. Over the last century the dictionary, entitled Wörterbuch der Sotho-Sprache (1911), has...