Dictionary of Na: Na-French, French-Na

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Dictionary of Na: Na-French, French-Na

With Grammatical Introduction in English

Authored by John M. Keegan, Kodé Koutou

Na, also known as Sara Kaba Na, is a Sara Kaba language used by some 35,000 speakers in the area around Kyabé in southern Chad. There are also a large number of speakers in the Chadian capital N'djamena. The Sara Kaba languages are one of three subgroups of Sara-Bagirmi, a grouping of some 29 Central Sudanic languages of the Nilo-Saharan family.

This dictionary contains more than 3180 words, 4040 sample sentences, and 720 idiomatic expressions. The Na data was gathered in N'djamena during the summers of 2012, 2013. 2014 and 2015 working principally with Kodé Koutou. A French-Na index is now included in this work, as well as a 65 page grammatical introduction that includes a discussion of the classification of the Sara Kaba

This version of the dictionary replaces previous project lexicons and dictionaries.

Publication Date:
1522878351 / 9781522878353
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6.14" x 9.21"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Foreign Language Study / African Languages

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