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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 ...
The Sociolinguistics of Personal Address and Reference in Urban Shona Society
This thesis examines the forms, interpersonal or social functions and patterns of terms used as address or reference resources in spoken urban Shona, integrating Hymes’s (1962) Ethnography of Communication theory and a ...
Mvana and Their Children: The Language of the Shona People as it Relates to Women and Womens’ Space
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2003)
Research elsewhere, within English and other languages, has shown that linguistic behaviour is one of the keys to understanding the nature and status of women in the attitudes transmitted through language (Frank and ...