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Description linguistique du shiwa, langue bantu du Gabon. : phonologie, morphologie, syntaxe, lexique.

Abstract : The present work is a linguistic description of the Shiwa, a Bantu language of northeastern Gabon. The thesis has three parts preceded by a general introduction. It places the Shiwa and Shiwa in their geographical, sociolinguistic and sociocultural environment. The introduction also presents the data used and the conditions of their collection.Phonetics and phonology part use the functionalist perspective. Shiwa has many phonetic realisations, a complex phonological system and six tones. Phonetic complexity is related to the monosyllabisation. It generates complex consonants, palatalized, labialized, affricates, centralized and nasalized vowels. The phonological system has multiple mechanisms of free, combinatorial and contextual variations.The morphology is based on the London School methods. It brings to light a system with classical Bantu agreements system. However, the language has few classes and agreements marks. It uses the same singular prefixes for all classes.The lexicon contain 1104 words, transcribed, segmented, classified by class and linking to the audio Annex.In addition to the elements of linguistic description, the thesis includes a sound data. This contain a part of data collected during our investigations: ten hours of recordings on specialized lexicons, questionnaires and stories.
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Régis Ollomo Ella. Description linguistique du shiwa, langue bantu du Gabon. : phonologie, morphologie, syntaxe, lexique.. Linguistique. Université de la Sorbonne nouvelle - Paris III, 2013. Français. ⟨NNT : 2013PA030129⟩. ⟨tel-01130996⟩

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