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oai:sil.org:9206

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Title:A sociolinguistic survey of the Fipa language community: ethnic identity and dialect diversity
Abstract:

This paper presents the findings of sociolingustic research conducted in the Fipa language community in southwestern Tanzania. The main purpose of the research was to clarify the dialect differences between the speech varieties included in the term “Fipa” and their relationships to one another. Research was conducted in November 2004. The survey identified several groups identifying themselves as Fipa with a very strong sense of identity as Fipa. However, linguistically some of the varieties show considerable differences. The report concludes that, pending further testing, most varieties of the Fipa language community could still be part of the same language development project. The Fipa-Mambwe might be able to use literature in the Mambwe-Lungu language but could perhaps be better served with language development in their own speech variety.

Contributor (author):Lindfors, Anna-Lena
Woodward, Mark
Nagler, Louise
Date (W3CDTF):2010
Description (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/9206
Extent:136 pages
Identifier (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/9206
http://www.sil.org/resources/publications/entry/9206
Is Part Of:SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2010-023
Language:English
Language (ISO639):eng
Spatial Coverage (ISO3166):TZ
Subject:Fipa language
Sociolinguistics; Language surveys
Subject (ISO639):fip
Type (DCMI):Text

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OaiIdentifier:  oai:sil.org:9206
DateStamp:  2013-04-27
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Citation: Lindfors, Anna-Lena; Woodward, Mark; Nagler, Louise. 2010. SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2010-023.
Terms: area_Africa area_Europe country_GB country_TZ dcmi_Text iso639_eng iso639_fip

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Country: Tanzania
Area: Africa


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