Harare Shona Slang: A Linguistic Study
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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 the grammatical pattern from which it sterms but reflects on an alternate lexicon with connotations of informality. Finally it seeks to demonstrate that most slang term originates from borrowing, a result of language contact with English and African language.
Additional Citation InformationMawadza, Aquilina. ''Harare Shona Slang: A Linguistic Study.'' Zambezia 27.1 (2000): 63-101.
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