Shona Sentential Names: A Brief Overview
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: African Books Collective
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Title Page, Copyright
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...there has been little active research in the area of linguistics in in his book, the other purpose of this study is to contribute to is linguistic. It will help readers to understand that among the sociologists, historians as well as some religious leaders from great significance to those in the area of Religious Studies, not ...
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I would like to thank everyone who participated in one way or another in assisting me to shape and reshape this book. Without insights of these colleagues who are too numerous to mention, this work would not have seen the light of day. ...
Chapter I - Introduction
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...they are being given to animals, things or places as well as of complete statement either as a real statement or as a question. there is a lot of cultural history and memory that is carried in parents, relatives or other close people like neighbours. There variety of Christianity is one that has had a greater presence in ...
Chapter II - Shona Names as Heritage and Cultural Expressions
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...something that is peculiar to a particular ethnic group or race. It is universal. The fact that today’s generation have retained as well as films. They have also been affected by the Christian giving to children names that relate to the family and parents’ Shona, specifically the Manyika in particular. It is in the light ...
Chapter III - The Socio-cultural Names of the Manyika
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Shona society a child is named in the first week of its birth. A express his gratitude to his wife, in-laws and even parents for resurrecting to a new life that is anchored in spiritualism and that it is a beautiful name. In fact, most names that are given principle that if in Africa it takes a village to raise a child, it ...
Chapter IV - Some Shona Theophoric Sentential Anthroponyms
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...embraced Christianity as a faith and have syncretised this with be pagan and therefore not suitable enough for a ‘new’ being station, it was very rare that they would name the station after children carry their prayers to their Supreme Being. It is these descriptive in that it gives a graphic representation of how the ...
Chapter V - Chimurenga names
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...filling that huge void. It is a little but major contribution to an area that still has a lot that has to be unravelled especially as the pre-colonial Shona period. From this name, it is clear that of this gallant fight at the back of their minds. The fighters of the 1970s liberation war also christened their fight against the ...
Chapter VI - Conclusion
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Manyika give names, they give ‘talking names’ that is names names, there is still a lot that has to be done in this area in an effort to give to the world a better insight into the practices that some of the names raise is, is it not possible to state that therefore a call to both academics and other interested parties ...
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Publication Year: 2013