Roger Blench: Nilo-Saharan materials

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A. General

 

Paper/graphic Title

Nilo-Saharan language classification

Ehret review (2001)

Nilo-Saharan language map

 

A draft paper and powerpoint proposing that Songhay and Saharan form a branch of Nilo-Saharan can be accessed here.

 

A Songhay-Saharan alignment?

Powerpoint

Paper

 

I have published or have in press three papers discussing the evidence for a Niger-Saharan macrophylum, i.e. one which would unite Nilo-Saharan and Niger-Congo. These papers have been synthesised in a single document, a book manuscript I am preparing. These can be downloaded as follows;

 

Title

Status

Date

Download PDF version

Niger-Saharan 1 (1992)

Published

1995

Niger-Saharan 1

Niger-Saharan 2 (1998)

in press

 

Niger-Saharan 2

Niger-Saharan 3 (2001)

Published

2007

Niger-Saharan 3

Published version

Niger-Saharan Book

in progress

n.d.

Niger-Saharan Book

 

It rather looks as if Niger-Saharan 2 will never be published

 

B. Kadu

Title

Status

Katcha dictionary

Unpublished

Kayigang wordlist

Unpublished

Khartoum paper

Published

Kadu wordlists

Unpublished

 

C. Central Sudanic

 

Title

Status

Central Sudanic language map

Published

 

D. Eastern Sudanic

 

Temein page

 

Tama

Title

Download

Tama group lexicon Edgar ms.

Tama

 

Nilotic

Title

Dinka English dictionary

English Dinka dictionary

Mabaan dictionary

 

E. Saharan

Title

Manga dictionary

Beria dictionary

 

F. Kuliak

 

Title

So dictionary

 

G. Songhay

 

Title

Songhay language map

 

 

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