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Annual Report 2004 "African Languages Lexical Project (ALLEX)"
(African Languages Research Institute (ALRI), University of Zimbabwe, 2005)
Problems of Equivalence in Shona- English Bilingual Dictionaries
(Bureau of the WAT, 2001)
In compiling bilingual dictionaries, lexicographers are mostly concerned with seman- tic equivalence. As a result, the practice of bilingual dictionary compilers is usually that of giving one-word equivalents. However, ...
Lexicographical Developments in the Shona Language as Reflected in Making of the Duramanzwi Guru reChishona (DGS)
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2002)
This article traces lexicographical developments in Shona, one of the major languages of Zimbabwe, with particular focus on corpus building and the role the corpus has played in Shona lexicography in the past hundred or ...
Beyond Meaning in General Purpose Dictionaries: Teaching Ndebele Gramma Using Isichasamazwi sesiNdebele
This article calls for a user-oriented approach when lexicographers contemplate on the provision of information types in monolingual GPDs and then maximum utilisation of the dictionaries which is attained if users go beyond ...
The Standardisation of the Ndebele Language Through Dictionary-making
(Allex Project, University of Zimbabwe, 2002)
The thesis assesses the contribution of dictionary-making in Ndebele on the standardisation of the language. The production of the monolingual Ndebele dictionary,Isichazamazwi SesiNdebele (ISN), raised a number of issues ...
Turn-Taking In Ndebele: An Application Of Conversation Analysis
This paper will demonstrate the extent to which conversation analysis, especially turn taking applies in Ndebele. The paper will first test whether conversation analysis is a method or theory. It however, has largely been ...
The Impact of Translation Activities on the Development of African Languages in Multilingual Societies: Shona–Ndebele–English Musical Terms Dictionary, A Case Study
The article examines the impact of translation activities on the development of African languages in a multi-lingual Zimbabwean society. It analyzes Shona musical terms that were created through translation processes and ...
Japan's Official Development Assistance Policy in a Perspective of Southern Africa's Millenium Development
(Institute of Development Economies, Japan External Trade Organisation, 2004-09)