• Forms of address in Tshivenda 

      Matloga, Eric Matladi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates the use of address form in Tshivenda. Chapter one concentrates on aims of study, data collection and the organisation of study. Chapter two concentrates on various studies which ...
    • The speech act of advice in educational contexts in Tshivenda 

      Raliphaswa, Samuel Nndanduleni (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study examines data from advice-giving in Tshivenda relating to pragmatic theorist's argument that every human interaction, to a large extent carries with it an element of threatening to one or ...
    • The speech act of apology in Tshivenda educational contexts 

      Makhado, Avhatakali Jonathan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An apology in Tshivenda is offered when an individual has violated a social norm or want to restore any form of a complainable. When it is given, it serves as a remedial work, designed to smooth over ...
    • The speech act of greetings in Tshivenda 

      Sibadela, Joyce Mukhethoni (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of interpersonal verbal routines such as greetings is a universal phenomenon of human languages. All human speech communities have such formulas, although their character and the incidence of ...