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    • Politeness theory and requests in Xhosa 

      Dlali, Mawande,1965- (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates how politeness may be employed in requests in Xhosa. While numerous studies on speech act have been conducted in different languages, the investigation of speech acts in African ...

    • Queclaratives in Xhosa : an acoustic and perceptual analysis 

      Jones, Catherine Jacquelynn Julia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Key words: acoustic speech analysis, speech synthesis, speech perception, copulative queclarative, linguistics, psycho linguistics, human language technology This study investigates the notion of ...