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More Than Mere Linguistics Tricks: The Socio-pragmatic Functions of Shona Nicknames Used by Shona-Speaking People in Harare
(University of Zimbabwe, 2004)
The article demonstrate how urban Shona- speakers often use nicknames as linguistics resources to perform a variety of social functions in everyday informal interactions. The intention of this article is twofold: to ...
Harare Shona Slang: A Linguistic Study
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2000)
This article discussed the linguistic origins and forms of the Shona language and examines words and phrases that are normally used casually in Harare. It illustrates that slang is a informal language that generally follows ...