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Place names in Borno and Yobe States (Northern Nigeria) / by Eva Rothmaler ; translation, Gisela Seidensticker-Brikay.

Author/Creator:
Rothmaler, Eva.
Standardized Title:
Ortsnamen in Borno. English
Publication:
Maiduguri : Borno Sahara and Sudan Series, Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Maiduguri, 2007.
Series:
Borno Sahara and Sudan Series. Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences ; v. 3.
Borno Sahara and Sudan Series. Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences ; v. 3
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Names, Geographical -- Nigeria -- Borno State.
Borno State (Nigeria) -- History, Local.
Names, Geographical -- Nigeria -- Yobe State.
Yobe State (Nigeria) -- History, Local.
Kanuri language -- Etymology -- Names.
Names, Geographical.
Nigeria -- Borno State.
Nigeria -- Yobe State.
Form/Genre:
Local history.
Contents:
Introduction
Context of study
Linguistic form of place names
Semantic categories of place names
Place names in written sources
Place names of unknown stymology
Comparison of the study area.
Notes:
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität Hamburg, 2002.
Includes bibliographical references.
Other format:
Online version: Rothmaler, Eva. Ortsnamen in Borno. English. Place names in Borno and Yobe States (Northern Nigeria).
ISBN:
9783896451941
3896451944
OCLC:
428966921
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