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ISO 639-3: bez

The combined catalog of all OLAC participants contains the following resources that are relevant to this language:

Other known names and dialect names: Ekibena, Ikibena, Ilembula, Kibena, Kilavagi, Kilavungi, Lupembe, Masagati, Masakati, Masitu, Maswamu, Mavemba, Ngaveeta, Nyikolwe, Sovi, Twangabita

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Primary texts

  1. ONLINEBena Narrative Discourse. Eaton, Helen. 2015. SIL International. oai:sil.org:61296

Lexical resources

  1. ONLINECrúbadán language data for Bena. Kevin Scannell. 2018. The Crúbadán Project. oai:crubadan.org:bez
  2. Ifipagwamuvili. Yalonde, Karin. 2017. SIL International. oai:sil.org:90893
  3. Ikyoledzi kya fing’ooko. n.a. 2019. SIL International. oai:sil.org:91930

Language descriptions

  1. ONLINEGlottolog 4.4 Resources for Bena (Tanzania). n.a. 2021. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:bena1262
  2. ONLINEPHOIBLE 2.0 phonemic inventories for Bena (Tanzania). n.a. 2019. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. oai:phoible.org:bena1262
  3. ONLINEDiscourse functions of demonstratives in eastern Bantu narrative texts. Nicolle, Steve. 2014. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:60985
  4. ONLINEA comparison of narrative verb forms in Bena, Nyakyusa, Malila and Nyiha. Eaton, Helen. n.d. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:65476
  5. The distribution and function of the verbal suffix -ag- in Bena, Malila, Sangu and Vwanji. Eaton, Helen. n.d. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:70968
  6. Functions of the verbal suffix -a(n)g- in some Bantu languages of southwest Tanzania. Eaton, Helen. 2018. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:75653
  7. ONLINENarrative strategies in Bena and Pangwa texts. Eaton, Helen. n.d. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:89440

Other resources about the language

  1. ONLINEBena: a language of Tanzania. n.a. 2018. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com:bez
  2. Herufi za Kibena. Tlustos, Martin (compiler); Stegen, Oliver (consultant). 2004. SIL. oai:sil.org:35861
  3. ONLINELessons from a Dialect Survey of Bena: Analysing Wordlists. Mitterhofer, Bernadette. 2013. SIL International. oai:sil.org:55387
  4. ONLINEComparative Study of Eastern Bantu Narrative Texts. Nicolle, Steve. 2015. SIL International. oai:sil.org:61479
  5. Kukye lino ve numbula yangu. Clifford; Jo. 2014. Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. oai:sil.org:75867
  6. Ikalenda ya Kibena 2017. Ngogo, Gift (illustrator). 2016. SIL International. oai:sil.org:91027
  7. Ihaate iya simo dza Vabena. Muhehwa, Joseph; Kaduma, Nelson; Kahwili, Monika; Mlundza, Nelbart; Mpangile, Enock; Nyarusi, Henry; Vuhahula, Aggrey. 2018. SIL International. oai:sil.org:91643
  8. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Bena. Damir Cavar, eLinguistics Foundation Board Member (editor); Malgorzata E. Cavar, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2021-12-05. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_bez

Other known names and dialect names: Ekibena, Ikibena, Ilembula, Kibena, Kilavagi, Kilavungi, Lupembe, Masagati, Masakati, Masitu, Maswamu, Mavemba, Ngaveeta, Nyikolwe, Sovi, Twangabita

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