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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 ...
Improving Dictionary Skills in Ndebele
This article proposes ways of improving dictionary skills amongst the Ndebele. One way of accomplishing this is incorporating the teaching of dictionary skills into teacher training syllabi. Teachers can impart their ...
The Significance of Ndebele Historical Fiction
Translation as Problem-solving: The Case for Ndebele
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 ...
Reflections on the Proposed Ndebele-Shona/Shona-Ndebele Dictionary
Abstract: The master plan of the ALLEX Project includes a Ndebele–Shona dictionary in its proposed dictionary projects. Bilingual dictionaries are common in Zimbabwe, especially earlier ones with the language pairs ...
The Flash Back and the Flash Forward Techniques in Ndebele Novels
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2001)
This article examines how Ndebele fiction employs the flash-back and flashforward techniques. It observes that use of letters, old pictures and unplanned meeting of old friends are the common tools of flash-back while ...
Lexical Metamorphosis of the Kalanga Language: Towards an Analysis of the Impact of Ndebele Domination of the Kalanga Language
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2002)
This article examines the lexical metamorphosis of the Kalanga language caused by the dominance of the language by Ndebele. It is based on research conducted among the Kalanga-speaking people of Bulilima-mangwe in ...
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 ...
Who are the Ndebele and the Kalanga in Zimbabwe?