Studies in African Linguistic Classification: II. The Classification of Fulani

@article{Greenberg1949StudiesIA,
  title={Studies in African Linguistic Classification: II. The Classification of Fulani},
  author={J. Greenberg},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  year={1949},
  volume={5},
  pages={190 - 198}
}
  • J. Greenberg
  • Published 1949
  • History
  • Southwestern Journal of Anthropology
FROM THE TIME of F. Mueller, who, in the mid-nineteenth century, established a separate Nuba-Fulah group in his classification of African languages, to the recent theory of M. D. W. Jeffreys, advanced perhaps only half-seriously, that Fulani is so remarkable that it could only be explained as an arbitrarily invented children's language, the Fulani language has always been a subject of special interest to students of Africa. The reasons are not far to seek. The Fulani are a conspicuous people… Expand
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