Essays on African languages and linguistics: in honour of Maarten Mous

This book celebrates Maarten Mous, professor of African Linguistics at Leiden University. For many people engaged in the field of African linguistics (and beyond), Maarten has been a teacher, an engaged colleague, and an inspiration. On the occasion of his 65th birthday, the present volume offers essays written by his former and current PhD students. The volume is divided into four sections: Language in use and contact, Morphosyntax, Number and numerals, and Phonology. It contains 25 articles and presents a variety of disciplinary and regional approaches to African linguistics.

Title: Essays on African languages and linguistics: in honour of Maarten Mous
Editors: Wal, Jenneke van der
Smits, Heleen
Petrollino, Sara
Nyst, Victoria
Kossmann, Maarten
Year: 2020
Issue: 41
Pages: 562
Language: English
Series: ASC occasional publications
City of publisher: Leiden
Publisher: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL)
ISBN: 9789054481867
Geographic term: Africa
Subject: linguistics
About person: Mous, Maarten
External link: https://hdl.handle.net/1887/138531
Abstract: This book celebrates Maarten Mous, professor of African Linguistics at Leiden University. For many people engaged in the field of African linguistics (and beyond), Maarten has been a teacher, an engaged colleague, and an inspiration. On the occasion of his 65th birthday, the present volume offers essays written by his former and current PhD students. The volume is divided into four sections: Language in use and contact, Morphosyntax, Number and numerals, and Phonology. It contains 25 articles and presents a variety of disciplinary and regional approaches to African linguistics.