02 Linguistic Tools

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As a South African linguist, NJ van Warmelo collected and published an extensive collection on the language aids that can be used to learn and understand the origin and evolutions of indigenous South African and other African languages.

Language aids include dictionaries, language manuals, grammar books, proverbs, phonetics, vocabulary, and phrasebooks.

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2.1 Xhosa-English Dictionary

2.2 Afrikaans-Venda Vocabulary and Phrasebook

2.3 Ndede ya Luambo lwa Tshivenda- Tshivenda vocabulary

2.4 Phonetics of the Zulu Language

2.5 Manual of the Chikaranga Language

2.6 Kikuyi Grammar and Idioms