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  • Nasal retention of noun prefixes of classes 9/10 in Bantu languages: a case study from Setswana, Kiswahili and Shisukuma 

    Batibo, H.M.; Kgolo, N. (Journal of the Linguistics Association of Southern African Development Community Universities, journals.ub.bw/index.php/lasu, 2016-07-28)
    The proto-forms of the prefixes of classes 9/10 in Bantu languages have invariably been represented as *n-/*n- (Meeussen 1967: 97) and *ny-/*ny- (Guthrie 1971). Some scholars have proposed other forms, especially for Cl.10. ...
  • The nature and origin of sex-related euphemisms in Setswana 

    Batibo, H.M.; Kopi, M.M. (University of Botswana, Department of English, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    The aim of this study is to investigate sex-related euphemisms in Setswana. Although sex matters, as embarrassing phenomena, are not usually talked about in Setswana communities, they have recently been brought to the open ...