n Language Matters : Studies in the Languages of Southern Africa - Zulu Names, A. Koopman : book review

Volume 36, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-5986



Extracted from text ... Book Review Zulu Names Koopman, A. 2002. Zulu Names. Scottsville: University of Natal Press. ISBN 186 91400 3 Zulu names marks a watershed in the development of onomastics in South Africa. The book is a culmination of over two decades of research and is the most comprehensive work to date on this topic. It sets bearings for similar work in other languages throughout the region. The book is divided into five sections. Part 1 (Chapter 1) gives a general introduction. The second part (which stretches from chapter 2 to Chapter 6) examines personal names and regimental names. Part 3 (Chapters ..

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