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SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2002-017

Beboid language family of Cameroon and Nigeria: location and genetic classification

Author  Hamm, Cameron
Abstract 

The Beboid family of languages has been very little studied in the past. Three surveys (2002-014, 2002-019 and 2004-011 from SILESR) have provided new information on both the location and the relationship between the speech varieties within this family. A summary of present knowledge is presented here and the author invites comments and discussion which might further advance understanding of sociolinguistics in this little known area.

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Published  2002
Countries  Cameroon
Nigeria
Subjects  Language classification
Language surveys
Sociolinguistics
Keywords  Language surveys; Language classification