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Documentation and description of Kushi (northeastern Nigeria, Afroasiatic, Chadic, West, Bole-Tangale, Tangale proper [kuh])

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Research interests
African Linguistics - Hausa - Chadic Languages - Anthropology of Language - Cognitive Semantics - Syntax and Lexicon of Emotions - Linguistic Description - Language Contact - Experiential Constructions - Metaphor - Metonymy - Lexicography

   
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lincom bure2014 SyWAL
   
Aracne, 2010
ISBN 9788854830929

LINCOM Europa, 2011
ISBN 9783862880492

Rüdiger Köppe, 2014
ISBN 9783896455284
University of Naples, 2015
ISSN 1828-5910
   

Publications
Batic, G.C. 2006. Towards a Hausa Metaphorical Lexicon. AION 66/1-4:17-41. [ISSN 0393-3180]

Batic, G.C. 2009. Idealized Cognitive Models and Hausa Experiential Constructions: Preferred Strategies and Pragmatical Devices. In S. Baldi (ed.), VIII. International Congress of Afro-Asiatic Linguistics (11-13 September 2008). Studi Magrebini, vol. VII: 125-133. [ISSN 0585-4954]

Batic, G.C. 2009. Imaginative Dimension and Experiential Constructions in Hausa and Bole. In Eva Rothmaler (ed.), Topics in Chadic Linguistics V. Comparative and Descriptive Studies (Papers from the 4th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages, Bayreuth, October 30-31, 2007): 51-64. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe. [ISBN 978-3-89645-525-3]

Batic, G.C. 2010. Lexicon and Grammar of Space in West Chadic. In G. Marotta, A. Lenci, L. Meini and F. Rovai (eds.), Space in Language. Proceedings of the Pisa International Conference: 433-445. Pisa: Edizioni ETS. [ISBN 978-884672902-6]

Batic, G.C. 2010. Tatsuniyoyi na Hausa. Favole e racconti della tradizione orale. Roma: Aracne. [ISBN 9788854830929]

Batic, G.C. 2011. Love Encoding in Hausa. In G.C.Batic (ed.), Encoding Emotions in African Languages: 138-151. München: LINCOM Europa. [ISBN 9783862880492]

Batic, G.C. (ed.). 2011. Encoding Emotions in African Languages. München: LINCOM Europa [ISBN 9783862880492]

Batic, G.C. 2011. Social Networking in Hausa: Domains of Lexical Permeability. In S. Baldi and H.M. Yakasai (eds.), Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Hausa Studies: African and European Perspectives (Napoli 5th-7th July, 2010): 63-78. Studi africanistici/serie Ciado-sudanese. Napoli: Università di Napoli "L'Orientale", Dipartimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi. [ISSN 1828-5910]

Batic, G.C. 2011. Report from a Nigerian Village: Space, Culture and Materials in Bure Area, Ethnorêma 7: 13-26. [ISSN 1826-8803]

Batic, G.C. 2011. Vitalità delle lingue minoritarie: valutazioni e problemi. Il Contesto del Magreb e della Nigeria settentrionale. Studi Magrebini: 9-20. [ISSN 0585-4954]

Batic, G.C. 2013. Documenting Bure, a Chadic Language of Northern Nigeria: the Clause Structure. In Alessandro Mengozzi and Mauro Tosco (eds.), Sounds and Words through the Ages: Afro-Asiatic Studies from Turin. Series DOST – critical studies. Alessandria: Dell'Orso [ISBN 978-88-6274-438-6]

Batic, G.C. 2013. The Bure Language: an Overview. In Henry Tourneux (ed.), Topics in Chadic Linguistics 8. Comparative and Descriptive Studies (Papers from the 6th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages, Villejuif, September 22-23, 2011): 27-42. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe. [ISBN 978-3-89645-527-7]

Batic, G.C. 2014. Hausaization and Identity: the Case of Bure, a Dying Language of Northern Nigeria. In A. Boudlal, A. Sabil and M. Yeou, Proceeding of the 1st International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact: 167-178. Conferences and seminars n°18. El Jadida: MCRG and Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences.

Batic, G.C. 2014. A Grammatical Sketch of Bure, Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe [978-3-89645-528-4]

Batic, G.C. 2015. Bure verbs, Linguistique et Langues Africaines 1: 101-109 [ISBN 978-2-35935-146-0; ISSN 2429-2230]

Batic, G.C. and S. Baldi. 2015. ‘My belly is white, my heart is black’. Encoding emotions in a West African culture. In Marek Kuczyński and Leszek Szymański (eds.), Language, thought and education: exploring networks: 213-234. Zielona Gora: Uniwersytet Zielonogórski [978-83-7842-184-9]

Batic, G.C. and S. Baldi. 2015. Selected Proceedings of the Symposium on West African Languages (Naples, 27-28 March 2014). Studi africanistici/serie Ciado-sudanese. Napoli: Il Torcoliere - Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", Dipartimento Asia, Africa e Mediterraneo. [ISSN 1828-5910]

Batic, G.C. 2015. On Bure verbal morphology and TAM system. In G.C. Batic and S. Baldi, Selected Proceedings of the Symposium on West African Languages (Naples, 27-28 March 2014). Napoli: Il Torcoliere - Università degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", Dipartimento Asia, Africa e Mediterraneo. [ISSN 1828-5910]

Batic, G.C. 2017. Emotions in Hausa. In N. Tersis and P. Boyeldieu (eds.), Le langage de l'émotion : variations linguistiques et culturelles: 481-500. Leuven: Peeters [978-90-429-3452-8]

Batic, G.C. 2017. The origins of Kushi in oral narratives, Studies of the Department of African Languages and Cultures (51) [ISSN 0860-4649, forthcoming]

Reviews

Newman, Paul. 2004. Klingenheben's Law in Hausa. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe - AION 65/1-4: 307-308.

Ojo, Akinloye and Lioba Moshi (eds.). 2009. Selected Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics: Linguistic Research and Languages of Africa. Somerville (MA): Cascadilla Proceedings Project
[http://linguistlist.org/pubs/reviews/get-review.cfm?SubID=2644779 - LL issue 21.3304]

Moser, Rosamarie. 2009. Kabba Folk Tales & Proverbs. München: Lincom Europa [http://www.elanguage.net/blogs/booknotices/?p=1843]

Adeyanju, Dele (ed). 2009. The Sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian English. München: Lincom Europa [http://elanguage.net/blogs/booknotices/?p=1809]

Cyffer, Norbert, Erwin Ebermann and Georg Ziegelmeyer (eds). 2009. Negation Patterns in West African Languages and Beyond. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins [http://elanguage.net/blogs/booknotices/?p=1828]

Newman, Paul. 2007. A Hausa-English Dictionary. New Haven and London: Yale University Press - [AION, submitted]

Baldi, Sergio. 2008. Dictionnaire des emprunts arabes dans les langues de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et en swahili. Paris: Karthala - AION 69/1-4 (2009): 242-244.

Pawlak, Nina. 2009.Codes and Rituals of Emotions in Asian and African Cultures. Warsaw: Elipsa - AION 69/1-4 (2009): 244-245.