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Bemba

Hamann, Silke and Kula, Nancy C (2015) 'Bemba.' Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 45 (1). pp. 61-69. ISSN 0025-1003

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Abstract

<jats:p>Bemba (also called Cibemba or Icibemba; ISO 639-3 code<jats:italic>bem</jats:italic>) is a Niger-Congo language belonging to the Central Narrow Bantu branch (Zone M in Guthrie's 1948, 1967–71 classification). Bemba is spoken in Zambia (mainly in the Northern, Luapula and Copperbelt provinces) and the Southern Democratic Republic of Congo by approximately 3.3 million speakers (Lewis, Simons &amp; Fennig 2013). Our data are based on Bemba spoken in Zambia.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Language and Linguistics, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 05 May 2015 10:56
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:30
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/13655

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