Studies in African Linguistic Classification: VIII. Further Remarks on Method: Revisions and Corrections

@article{Greenberg1954StudiesIA,
  title={Studies in African Linguistic Classification: VIII. Further Remarks on Method: Revisions and Corrections},
  author={J. Greenberg},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  year={1954},
  volume={10},
  pages={405 - 415}
}
  • J. Greenberg
  • Published 1954
  • History
  • Southwestern Journal of Anthropology
SINCE THE APPEARANCE of the first seven articles of this series, I am indebted to many for published and unpublished comments which ave called attention tospecific matters ofdetail as well as some general problems of method. The intervening period has likewise been marked by an abundance of publication on African languages, some of them hitherto very inadequately reported. During the last year I have undertaken a review of the linguistic data for the entire continent. The purpose of the present… Expand
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    Bari ti, tin; Suk ten. rain: B. Berta ro:; Sillok aro
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