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Author Inyang, Ekpe, 1963- author

Title Kpewi durorp : language of the bororp of the korup ethnic group / Ekpe Inyang
Published Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2014
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2014
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Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface -- Akpukwen; Chapter 1 -- Alphabet -- Dutina Da Buyairi; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Vowels -- banchangdormorn; 1.3 Consonants -- bambabadormorn; Chapter 2 -- Counting -- Dukuk; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Numbers; 2.3 Some Mathematical language; 2.4 Different ways of saying the same number; Chapter 3 -- Greetings -- Uchaina; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Simple greetings; Chapter 4 -- Nouns -- Bantainaniin (Sing=Antainaniin); 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 About original Kororp names -- Ubangha amang a niin na Kororp; 4.3 About Korup families -- Ubangha neyin na Korup
4.15 About bedroom and toilet -- Ubangha ubet na eno usaing4.16 About clothes -- Ubangha ita; 4.17 About kitchen -- Ubangha enor a ekup; 4.18 About the market -- Ubangha okum; 4.19 About wild animals (sing=chap) -- Ubangha ichap urum; 4.20 About fish (sing=ekwem) -- Ubangha bukwem; 4.21 About birds (sing=itort) -- Ubangha muntort; 4.22 About body cover -- Ubangha ankpiya bekeit; 4.23 About hunting -- Ubangha utaip; 4.24 About insects (sing=kantak) -- Ubangha buntak; 4.25 About domestic animals -- Ubangha buruki (sing=eruki); 4.26 About school -- Ubangha enor a nkwet
4.27 About land, forest and farm -- Ubangha bukei, urum na dookon4.28 About farming operations -- Ubangha iwom a ekpang; 4.29 About days/time -- Ubangha ikwai na ini; 4.30 About weather -- Ubangha daikwai; 4.31 About the sky -- Ubangha echong a dubut; 4.32 About physical features -- Ubangha borko ba urum; 4.33 About travel -- Ubangha duseeng; 4.34 About sports -- Ubangha esasais; 4.35 About occupations -- Ubangha iwom; 4.36 About materials -- Ubangha borkor ba bukei; 4.37 About environmental problems -- Ubangha nfina a urum; 4.38 Singular Plural
4.4 About languages -- Ubangha irup4.5 About people -- Ubangha bene; 4.6 About types of people and how they are related -- Ubangha bene na arangha bewora; 4.7 About human body -- Ubangha baikait ba orne; 4.8 About Illnesses -- Ubangha bumork; 4.9 About human life and behaviour -- Ubangha ikpein na uwem orne; 4.10 About the senses -- Ubangha iboror a baikait; 4.11 About God -- Ubangha Obasi; 4.12 About house -- Ubangha enor; 4.13 About types of buildings and parts -- Ubangha utor inor na bikaim (sing=kikaim); 4.14 About living room -- Ubangha orsam
7.8 Practice -- Dukpewi
Chapter 5 -- Pronouns -- Bambantainaniin (Sing=Ambantainaniin)5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Personal pronouns; 5.3 Various forms of the pronoun "it"; 5.4 Possossive pronouns change slightly according to the noun; 5.5 Practice -- Dukpewi; Chapter 6 -- Adjectives -- Bamtainaranghure (Sing=Antainaranghure); 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Practice -- Dukpewi; Chapter 7 -- Verbs -- Bambekosai (Sing=Ambekosai); 7.1 Introduction; 7.1 Auxxillary verbs; 7.2 Action verbs; 7.3 Tenses; 7.4 "i", "bai", "or/o", "n", "a", and "bu"; 7.5 "Will" and "Will Not"; 7.6 Positive and Negative Statements; 7.7 Negatives of command words
Summary Kpewi Durorp is the third attempt at bringing Durorp into the public domain, and is a more detailed introduction to the language. It contains sixteen chapters which address important elements of grammar, with some including mini bilingual dictionaries, with words organised not alphabetically but thematically, with the singular aim of facilitating learning and easy acquisition of the language. Durorp is an interesting and linguistically distinct semi-Bantu or Bantoid language spoken by a minority group of people known as Bororp or people of the Kororp ethnic group. A part of this ethnic group i
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Subject English language -- Dictionaries -- Durorp
Korop language -- Dictionaries -- English.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789956792030
9789956792849 (print)
9956792039
9956792845 (print)