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ISO 639-3: sna

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Other known names and dialect names: Bazezuru, Bazuzura, Chikaranga, Chishona, Chizezuru, Goba, Gova, Gowa, Karanga, Korekore, Korikori, Makorekore, Mazizuru, Northern Shona, Shangwe, Swina, Vazezuru, Wakorikori, Wazezuru, Zezuru

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Primary texts

  1. ONLINEGenesis (Shona). The Long Now Foundation. n.d. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_sna_gen-1
  2. ONLINEShona Bible. The Long Now Foundation. 1995. The Bible Society of Zimbabwe. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_sna_gen-2

Lexical resources

  1. ONLINECrúbadán language data for Shona. Kevin Scannell. 2018. The Crúbadán Project. oai:crubadan.org:sn
  2. Standard Shona dictionary. Hannan, M. 1968. London : Macmillan. oai:gial.edu:24524

Language descriptions

  1. Tone and the structure of words in Shona. Myers, Scott P, 1958-. 1987. Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics Library. oai:gial.edu:16453
  2. Shona basic course. Foreign Service Institute (U.S.). 1963. Foreign Service Institute basic course series. oai:gial.edu:19375
  3. Shona morphophonemics and morphosyntax. Fivaz, Derek. 1970. Johannesburg : University of Witwatersrand, Dept. of African Languages. oai:gial.edu:24522
  4. Elements of Shona (Zezuru dialect). Fortune, George. 1957. London New York : Longmans, Green. oai:gial.edu:24523
  5. ONLINEGlottolog 5.0 Resources for Shona. n.a. 2024. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:shon1251
  6. ONLINEPHOIBLE 2.0 phonemic inventories for Shona. n.a. 2019. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. oai:phoible.org:shon1251
  7. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Karanga. n.a. 2022. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wals.info:krg
  8. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Shona. n.a. 2022. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wals.info:shn

Other resources about the language

  1. ONLINEAn Analytical Grammar of Shona. Fortune, G. 1955. Longman, Green and Co. oai:refdb.wals.info:2335
  2. ONLINEA grammatical sketch of Shona including historical notes. Brauner, Siegmund. 1995. Rüdiger Köppe. oai:refdb.wals.info:3081
  3. ONLINEA Grammar of Central Karanga: The language of Old Monomotapa as at present spoken in central Mashonaland, Southern Rhodesia. Marconnès, Francisque. 1931. Witwatersrand University Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:3553
  4. ONLINEEinführung ins Schona. Brauner, Siegmund. 1993. Rüdiger Köppe Verlag. oai:refdb.wals.info:3869
  5. ONLINEShona Grammatical Constructions. Fortune, George. 1981. Mercury Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:5031
  6. 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
  7. A comparative study in Shona phonetics. Doke, Clement Martyn, 1893-. 1931. Johannesburg : The University of the Witwatersrand press. oai:gial.edu:24520
  8. Shona language lessons. Fivaz, Derek. 1969. Salisbury, Rhodesia : Word of Life Publications. oai:gial.edu:24521
  9. Form and imagery in Shona proverbs. Fortune, G. Fortune, Gretchen. 1975. Zimbabwe : University of Zimbabwe. oai:gial.edu:24866
  10. ONLINEShona: a language of Zimbabwe. n.a. 2018. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com:sna
  11. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Shona. Damir Cavar, eLinguistics Foundation Board Member (editor); Malgorzata E. Cavar, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2022-05-31. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_sna
  12. Mutação consonantal nas línguas Shona. Gardner, William L. 2003. SIL International. oai:sil.org:36506
  13. ONLINEKurudziro Yekuchengetedzva Kwekodzero Dzevanhu Pasi Pose. The Long Now Foundation. 1998. Zimbabwe: United Nations Information Centre. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_sna_undec-1

Other resources in the language

  1. ONLINEPlaintext Wikipedia dump 2018. Rosa, Rudolf. 2018. Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (UFAL). oai:lindat.mff.cuni.cz:11234/1-2735
  2. ONLINEPese o sauniga : faamaonia e katinale pio taofinu'u. Taofinuʻu, Pio. 1976. Samoa : Samoa Printing and Publishing Company. oai:pacific.library.manoa.hawaii.edu:533489

Other known names and dialect names: Bazezuru, Bazuzura, Chikaranga, Chishona, Chizezuru, Goba, Gova, Gowa, Karanga, Korekore, Korikori, Makorekore, Mazizuru, Northern Shona, Shangwe, Swina, Vazezuru, Wakorikori, Wazezuru, Zezuru

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