Articles by Author: Adrian Koopman

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  1. Some notes on the morphology of Zulu clan names

    Some notes on the morphology of Zulu clan names

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Zulu clan names have a great deal of variation in their morphology. For example, Mzolo and Tolweni both refer to the same clan, as do Mthembu and aba Thenjini. One of the common variations is the locative inflection. With very...
  2. -<em>So</em>- and -<em>No</em>-: Aged parents in new garb

    -<em>So</em>- and -<em>No</em>-: Aged parents in new garb

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    In this article the use of the formatives -so- and -no- is investigated in words like usokhaya ‘head of the household’ (< ikhaya ‘home’), uSobantu ‘Father of the people’ (< abantu ‘people’), uNomkhubulwane ‘Princess of the rain/harvest’ (< khubula ‘to...
  3. Adulphe Delegorgue's <em>Vocabulaire de la Langue Zoulouse</em>

    Adulphe Delegorgue's <em>Vocabulaire de la Langue Zoulouse</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The account of the travels of French explorer Adulphe Delegorgue in Southern Africa between the years 1838 and 1844 was originally published in French c. 1850. Recently these accounts have been translated and published in English, by the University of...
  4. Zulu bird names: A progression over the decades (I)

    Zulu bird names: A progression over the decades (I)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    For nearly 250 years, beginning with Linnaeus in 1758 and continuing through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, birds have been given scientific and vernacular names created by deliberate, conscious, and methodological taxonomical naming processes. On the other hand, Zulu names...
  5. Zulu bird names: A progression over the decades (II) [Part two: The second hundred years, with Roberts, and Doke and Vilakazi]

    Zulu bird names: A progression over the decades (II) [Part two: The second hundred years, with Roberts, and Doke and Vilakazi]

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Part One of this two-part series on the history of the recording of Zulu bird names covered the period of the first explorers in KwaZulu-Natal in the 1830s and went up to Samuelson’s 1923 dictionary. This second part begins with...
  6. Morphology of Zulu bird names: Old and new

    Morphology of Zulu bird names: Old and new

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This paper examines the various morphological mechanical processes in a list of Zulu bird names, which was compiled as a result of five bird name workshops conducted from 2013 to 2017. The final list comprised a number of old names...
  7. Zulu Compound Nouns—Towards A Preliminary Analysis

    Zulu Compound Nouns—Towards A Preliminary Analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This paper is an attempt to explain the compounding of various types of ‘words’ to form compounds of specific name-reference. Ideas are given about the difference between morphological and phonological vowel deletion and what these signify, and about how the...
  8. ZULU AND ENGLISH ADOPTIVES: MORPHOLOGICAL AND PHONOLOGICAL INTERFERENCE

    ZULU AND ENGLISH ADOPTIVES: MORPHOLOGICAL AND PHONOLOGICAL INTERFERENCE

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The Zulu language has assimilated a number of words from other languages, particularly English. As the two languages have different phonological and morphological systems, interference often takes place in the process of lexical adoption. This paper looks at various forms...
  9. REVIEWS

    REVIEWS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
  10. REVIEWS

    REVIEWS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology