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  • Malungana, Shidjabadjaba John (1989)
    In this dissertation the copulative in Tsonga is analyzed in all its aspects. The treatment of copulatives in literature on Tsonga is discussed in detail and views of authors on other South African languages compared with ...
  • Mashabela, Pakeng Helton (1997)
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  • Richards, Marinda (1987)
    The purpose of this study is to supplement existing morphological and semantic descriptions of deverbative nouns in Zulu and systematically, to describe all relevant facts. The introductory chapter comprises an exposition ...
  • Folscher, Suzette (1990)
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  • Basson, Ethel (1989)
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  • Havenga, Brenda (1988)
    Africa encompasses such a variety of languages and language types that even today linguistic science is somewhat at a loss to describe the mutual relationships between all these languages. This study is concerned with ...
  • Van der Schyff, Frans Edwin (1994)
    The verb categories of Northern Sotho pose a problem which is still vague and controversial, despite the fact that it has often been addressed in the literature. This divergence of opinion concerning verb categories can ...
  • Nkotsoe, Amanda Wilhelmina (October 20)
    The aim of this study is to analyse the dramatic skills of Malao with reference to Phithela and Motlhodi. In the process, his contribution to the development of Setswana literature will emerge. Through this critical ...
  • Usiba, Nondzwakazi Beauty (1992)
    This is a study of the emergent aspects of Zulu proverbs and sayings. The first chapter is devoted to emergent themes in proverbs. That is followed by a chapter on the different strategies that are used in the coining of ...
  • Phaahla, Pinkie (November 2)
    The main objectives of this study are to investigate the feasibility of using Northern Sotho as a language of commerce and industry and to determine the extent to which the environment favours the use of Northern Sotho ...
  • Mereeotlhe, Diphimotswe Dipsy Victoria (1998-11)
    This study is not an analysis of the nature of the Tswana novel. Malope (1983:33) has already dealt with this aspect, as well as the aspects of a novel that critics agree are the most important. As most of the Tswana novels ...
  • Ntshalintshali, Annah Sesi (1992)
    The study deals with forms of address in isiZulu. Therefore, the various aspects of speech that play roles when addressing a person, the factors affecting forms of address in isiZulu and the effect of languages such as ...
  • Manentsa, Nthabiseng Pride Alphonsina (1992)
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  • Du Toit, Anci Cornelia (1994)
    The change in function of word categories is a widespread phenomenon in Zulu and can be indicated across the whole spectrum of language elements. The dynamic developing nature of the language entails that units may shift ...
  • Mampuru, Deborah Maphoko (1991)
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  • Radebe, Margaret Thandi (1991)
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  • Motebele, Malema Mary (1997-06)
    Although Southern-Sotho proverbs and riddles have appeared in many publications, seemingly imagery in these genres has not been analysed or described in depth. The purpose of this study is to discuss imagery as evoked by ...
  • Masango, Elvis Mphephethi (1996-02)
    This is a survey of the use of imagery in both traditional and modern Zulu praise poetry. For the purposes of this corpus, emphasis will be placed on izibongo (praise poems) of the Zulu kings, chiefs, prominent figures, ...
  • Diamond, Charmaine (1993)
    Since 1983 there has been a revival in the publication of one-act plays in Zulu. The study attempts to examine a new aspect, namely theme, in one-act plays. In order to highlight the thematic shift in one-act plays, the ...

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