The Zulu locative prefix ku- revisited: a corpus-based approach

@inproceedings{Schryver2002TheZL,
  title={The Zulu locative prefix ku- revisited: a corpus-based approach},
  author={Gilles-Maurice de Schryver and Rach{\'e}lle Gauton},
  year={2002}
}
This article re-examines the distribution of the class 17 locative prefix ku- and its variants kwi- and ko- in the locativisation of nouns in Zulu. To this end an electronic corpus of 5 million running Zulu words — the University of Pretoria Zulu Corpus (PZC) — is queried. We indicate how PZC can be used to highlight previously under-emphasised and overlooked aspects of a seemingly well-documented language feature such as the class 17 locative prefix ku- . Analysing the output proffered by PZC… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 25 REFERENCES

The Zulu-Kafir Language

C. Roberts
  • Simplified for Beginners. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. Ltd.
  • 1909
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Collins COBUILD English Language Dictionary

VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Corpus development

A. Renouf
  • In: Sinclair JM (ed) Looking Up, An Account of the COBUILD Project in Lexical Computing and the Development of the Collins COBUILD English Language Dictionary. London:
  • 1987
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Translating into African languages : the problem of terminology

MR Madiba
  • 1998
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

The development of training models for African language translators and interpreters

R. Trew
  • In: Kruger A (ed) New perspectives on teaching translators and interpreters in South Africa. Pretoria: UNISA. pp.
  • 1994
VIEW 1 EXCERPT