Articles by Author: Saloshni Naidoo

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  1. HIV health literacy, sexual behaviour and self-reports of having tested for HIV among students

    HIV health literacy, sexual behaviour and self-reports of having tested for HIV among students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The HIV prevalence among young South African adults makes it important to understand their HIV knowledge, sexual behaviour and HIV counselling and testing (HCT) behaviour in this group. This paper presents the demographics, knowledge, sexual behaviour and cues to action...
  2. Risk factors associated with nosocomial infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial hospital between 2014 and 2015

    Risk factors associated with nosocomial infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial hospital between 2014 and 2015

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Nosocomial infections are one of the main causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries. The neonatal intensive care unit is a suitable environment for disseminating infections. The aim of this study was to identify risk...
  3. Distinctive feature theory: from the linear to the nonlinear. An application to Isizulu

    Distinctive feature theory: from the linear to the nonlinear. An application to Isizulu

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    During the last century distinctive feature theory evolved from a linear to a nonlinear framework. At present experimental phonetics plays a vital role in furthering the evolution of distinctive feature theory. This paper traces the development of distinctive feature theory...
  4. The palatalisation process in isiZulu revisited

    The palatalisation process in isiZulu revisited

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Palatalisation is a linguistic process occurring in many languages. This process has been the subject of much debate. With reference to the Nguni languages, palatalisation has been discussed by, among others, Doke (1926), Herbert (1977), Khumalo (1987 & 1988) and...
  5. The duration of the affricate /ts/ in Zulu: an experimental investigation

    The duration of the affricate /ts/ in Zulu: an experimental investigation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The description of phonological processes in Zulu has traditionally been based on impressionistic observations. In keeping with the trend of laboratory phonology, where phonological descriptions are experimentally verified, this article investigates the intrusive stop formation process (or affrication as it...
  6. A qualitative and quantitative study of Zulu affricates

    A qualitative and quantitative study of Zulu affricates

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Using a speech-processing platform, PRAAT1 (Boersma & Weenink, 1992), this article presents the qualitative and quantitative results of an experimental investigation into Zulu affricates. In so doing, it confirms the classification of /k1', d3 t∫', ts'/ and /φf', cbv, ts',...
  7. Integrating phonetics and phonology in the description of the intrusive stop formation process in Zulu

    Integrating phonetics and phonology in the description of the intrusive stop formation process in Zulu

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The history of linguistics is characterized by competing frameworks and a generally dichotomous relationship between phonetics and phonology. While the study of phonetics was scientifically informed, phonology tended to be based on impressionistic observations. This dichotomous relationship has often hindered...
  8. A re-evaluation of the Zulu implosive [ɓ]

    A re-evaluation of the Zulu implosive [ɓ]

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    In the course of experimental study of related linguistic areas, Traill, Khumalo and Fridjhon (1987), Giannini and Toscano (1988) and Best, McRoberts and Goodell (2001) suggest that the classification of [ɓ] as an implosive in Zulu is not accurate as...