Grammatical Sketch and Short Vocabulary of the Ogiek Language of Mariashoni
Ogiek is a Nilo-Saharan, Satellite-Core, Core, Eastern Sudanic, Southern, Nilotic, Southern, Kalenjin language spoken by a community of Hunters and Gatherers living in the region of the Eastern Escarpement of the Mau Forest in Kenya. In the framework of a still very poorly described linguistic family, this work represents a first, non exhaustive and tentative descriptive grammatical sketch of the dialect spoken by the circa 15.000 Ogiek belonging to the 7 clans of the Morisionig family. The book contains also a short vocabulary of the language, where 646 Ogiek entries are recorded. The vocabulary is completed by a corresponding English-Ogiek wordlist.
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Ilaria Micheli, "Grammatical Sketch and Short Vocabulary of the Ogiek Language of Mariashoni", Trieste, EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2018, pp. XIV, 146.
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