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Title:Notes on the Mandara language of Mora
Author:Eguchi, Paul KazuhisaISNI
Periodical:Kyoto University African Studies
Geographic terms:Northern Nigeria
Subject:Mandara language
Abstract:The Mandara language is spoken mainly in the Mandara mountain area, with its center at Mora, an ancient capital of a Mohammedan sultanate, in the Northern Cameroons and in Northern Nigeria by both the Mandara, and the naturalized Mofa. Purpose of this paper is only to draw a sketch of the Mandara language utilizing the materials obtained during a stay at Mokolo from the 27th of February to the 5th of March, 1968. Order of presentation: 1. Phonological sketch - 2. Making up of syllables - 3. Morphological sketch - 4. Word classes - 5. Order of words - 6. Fundamental word list of Mandara language. Notes, schemes, map.