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ISO 639-3: kik

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Other known names and dialect names: Gekoyo, Gichugu, Gigikuyu, Gikuyu, Karatina, Kiambu, Mathira, Ndia, Northern Gikuyu, Northern Kirinyaga, Northern Murang'a, Nyeri, Southern Gikuyu, Southern Kirinyaga, Southern Murang'a

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Primary texts

  1. ONLINEmiscellaneous words and phrases in Kikuyu. Shipley, William (researcher). (:unas). California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 66.001
  2. ONLINEvowels, miscellaneous phrases in Kikuyu. Shipley, William (researcher). (:unas). California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 66.002
  3. ONLINEmiscellaneous words and phrases in Kikuyu (2). Shipley, William (researcher). (:unas). California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 66.003
  4. ONLINEwordlist, includes posessions, child and baby. Shipley, William (researcher). (:unas). California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 66.004
  5. ONLINEwordlist, includes baby and daughter, with collector's talk about how to record linguistic data. Shipley, William (researcher). (:unas). California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 66.005
  6. ONLINEmiscellaneous Kikuyu words by a man, and words and phrases from a woman, includes numbers. Shipley, William (researcher). (:unas). California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 66.006
  7. ONLINEcolor, smell, taste, kinship and other. Shipley, William (researcher). (:unas). California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 66.007
  8. ONLINEThe Bible in Gikuyu. United Bible Societies. 1965. The Bible Society of Kenya. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_kik_gen-1

Lexical resources

  1. Kikuyu-English dictionary. Benson, T. G. 1964. Oxford : Clarendon Press. oai:gial.edu:18280
  2. English-Kikuyu, Kikuyu-English vocabulary. Gecaga, Bethuel Mareka. 1953. Eagle language study series. oai:gial.edu:24470

Language descriptions

  1. A paradigmatic grammar of Gĩ kũ yũ. Mugane, John M. 1997. Stanford monographs in African languages. oai:gial.edu:10015
  2. First lessons in Kikuyu. Leakey, L. S. B (Louis Seymour Bazett), 1903-1972. 1959. Eagle language study series. oai:gial.edu:24471
  3. ONLINEGlottolog 2.3 Resources for Kikuyu. n.a. 2014. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:kiku1240
  4. ONLINEPHOIBLE Online phonemic inventories for Kikuyu. n.a. 2014. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:phoible.org:kik
  5. ONLINEAlphabets of Africa. Hartell, Rhonda L. 1993. Dakar: UNESCO. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_kik_ortho-1
  6. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Gikuyu. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1961. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_kik_vertext-1
  7. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Kikuyu. n.a. 2008. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wals.info:kik

Other resources about the language

  1. ONLINEStudies in Kikuyu Grammar and Idiom. Barlow, A. Ruffell. 1960. Foreign Mission Committee of the Church of Scotland. oai:refdb.wals.info:2147
  2. ONLINEGikuyu. Njogu, Kimani. 2001. Facts About the World's Languages, An Encyclopedia of the World's Languages: Past and Present. oai:refdb.wals.info:2998
  3. ONLINETense and Aspect Systems. Dahl, Östen. 1985. Blackwell. oai:refdb.wals.info:4272
  4. ONLINEA Paradigmatic Grammar of Gikuyu. Mugane, John M. 1997. Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI). oai:refdb.wals.info:4896
  5. ONLINELes langages de l'humanité: une encyclopédie des 3000 langues parlées dans le monde. Malherbe, Michael; Rosenberg, S. 1996. Laffont. oai:refdb.wals.info:5673
  6. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Kikuyu. Anthony Aristar, Director of Linguist List (editor); Helen Aristar-Dry, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2014-12-06. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_kik
  7. Aspects of complementation in three Bantu languages. Perez, Carolyn Harford. n.d. Bloomington, Ind. (310 Lindley Hall, Bloomington 47405) : Reproduced by the Indiana University Linguistics Club. oai:gial.edu:716
  8. The phonetic and tonal structure of Kikuyu. Armstrong, Lilias Eveline, d. 1937. 1940. London : Published for the International African Institute of African Languages & Cultures by the Oxford University Press. oai:gial.edu:24469
  9. ONLINE"English Peters Corpus". Seth; Standard Actor. 1982-10-07. Prof. Brian MacWhinney. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1333003
  10. ONLINE"English Peters Corpus". Standard Actor; Standard Actor; Non_Human. 1982-09-24. Prof. Brian MacWhinney. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1332997
  11. ONLINEGikuyu: a language of Kenya. n.a. 2013. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com:kik

Other known names and dialect names: Gekoyo, Gichugu, Gigikuyu, Gikuyu, Karatina, Kiambu, Mathira, Ndia, Northern Gikuyu, Northern Kirinyaga, Northern Murang'a, Nyeri, Southern Gikuyu, Southern Kirinyaga, Southern Murang'a

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