Articles by Author: Maurice Tingu Yaba Nzolameso

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  1. Trauma awareness and preparedness: Their influence on posttraumatic stress disorder development related to armed conflict experience

    Trauma awareness and preparedness: Their influence on posttraumatic stress disorder development related to armed conflict experience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined influences of trauma awareness and preparedness on the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in civilian and military personnel with exposure to the civil war. Participants were 302 people with exposure to civil war in the Democratic...
  2. The lemmatization of nouns in African languages with special reference to Sepedi and Cilubà

    The lemmatization of nouns in African languages with special reference to Sepedi and Cilubà

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The aim of this article is to analyze traditional approaches to the lemmatization of nouns on the macrostructural level in African languages against the background of the user- perspective, the physical limitations on volume, the consideration of currently available dictionaries...
  3. Electronic corpora as a basis for the compilation of African-language dictionaries, Part 1: The <em>macrostructure</em>

    Electronic corpora as a basis for the compilation of African-language dictionaries, Part 1: The <em>macrostructure</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Good modern dictionaries increasingly base the compilation of both their macro- and microstructure on electronic corpora. As the macrostructure is the subject of this article, a few typical macrostructural inconsistencies in existing African-language dictionaries, which can be rectified by the...
  4. Electronic corpora as a basis for the compilation of African-language dictionaries, Part 2: The <em>microstructure</em>

    Electronic corpora as a basis for the compilation of African-language dictionaries, Part 2: The <em>microstructure</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Good modern dictionaries increasingly base the compilation of both their macro- and microstructure on electronic corpora. As the microstructure is the subject of this article, the focus is on corpora as the key to writing better dictionary articles, with special...
  5. The use of slashes as a lexicographic device, with special reference to the African languages

    The use of slashes as a lexicographic device, with special reference to the African languages

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Lexicographers constantly strive to improve the quality of their dictionaries In respect of enhanced information retrieval strategies. The use of forward slashes is a powerful convention available to the lexicographer as—especially in paper dictionaries—a space saving device. It is however...
  6. Reversing an African-language lexicon: the <em>Northern Sotho Terminology and Orthography No. 4</em> as a case in point

    Reversing an African-language lexicon: the <em>Northern Sotho Terminology and Orthography No. 4</em> as a case in point

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The aim of this aiticle is to give a perspective on the required strategies and the potential difficulties involved in reversing a unidirectional bilingual dictionary with an African language as the target language. This will be done by means of...
  7. Drawing up the macrostructure of a Nguni dictionary, with special reference to isiNdebele

    Drawing up the macrostructure of a Nguni dictionary, with special reference to isiNdebele

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    In this article a four-step methodology is proposed for the creation of the lemma-sign list of a Nguni-language reference work. The theoretical principles are illustrated throughout with a full- scale case study revolving around isiNdebele For the suggested approach raw...
  8. Spellcheckers for the South African languages, Part 1: The status quo and options for improvement

    Spellcheckers for the South African languages, Part 1: The status quo and options for improvement

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    In this article an annotated diachronic overview is presented of the field of spelling and grammar checkers with specific reference to the underlying computational techniques. Where appropriate, the various methods are illustrated with data drawn from the official South African...
  9. Spellcheckers for the South African languages, Part 2: The utilisation of clusters of circumfixes

    Spellcheckers for the South African languages, Part 2: The utilisation of clusters of circumfixes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The aim of this article is to introduce the utilisation of “clusters of circumfixes' as a new strategy to increase the lexical recall in spellcheckers for especially African languages. This strategy is particularly useful in the compilation of spellcheckers for...
  10. Aboveground phytomass productivity and morphological variability of Tunisian accessions of <em>Cenchrus ciliaris</em> L.

    Aboveground phytomass productivity and morphological variability of Tunisian accessions of <em>Cenchrus ciliaris</em> L.

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    This study assessed the aboveground aerial phytomass produced by 47 accessions of Cenchrus ciliaris L. locally collected in the arid zone of Tunisia and classified into six eco-geographic groups. The extent of genetic variation in five morphologic parameters was examined...