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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 ...
Cultural Aspects in the Shona Monolingual Dictionary Duramanzwi Guru reChishona
(Bureau of the WAT, 2003)
In the compilation of dictionaries, lexicographers also take cognisance of the culture which is inherent in a language. This article will look at the way the cultural aspect is interwoven in the practice of dictionary ...
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 Treatment of Taboo and Offensive Words in Isichazamazwi Sesindebele (ISN): an Analysis
This paper identifies and analysis taboo and offensive words in the Isichazamazwi sesiNdebele henceforth referred to as the ISN. Focus is on these headwords as they are seen as requiring special attention in their definitions ...