Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-172) and index.
|Statement||Peter Edelsten and Chiku Lijongwa|
|Series||East African languages and dialects -- v. 21, East African languages and dialects -- v. 21.|
|LC Classifications||PL8025 .E34 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||174 p. :|
|Number of Pages||174|
|LC Control Number||2011404962|
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