The Language-Families of Africa

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Zo ka ka, to walk upright. Zo dze dze, an assured and energetic gait. Zo tya tya, to walk quickly. Zo si si, said of people lightly stepping along. Zo boho boho, the heavy walk of a stout man. Zo tyo tyo, the firm and deliberate gait of a tall person. Zo kpudu kpudu, the quick, hurried gait of a small man. Zo wudo wudo, a quiet graceful way of walking, said chiefly of women. Zo gowu gowu, to walk with a slight limp, the head leaning forward. Zo lumo lumo, running of small animals, such as rats and mice.3

3Werner, A.n/an/an/an/an/a, , 47–48 (K. Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. By permission).

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Chicago: "The Language-Families of Africa," The Language-Families of Africa in Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, ed. Thomas, William I. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1937), Original Sources, accessed June 19, 2024, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Y94U2HR4J2X8WAI.

MLA: . "The Language-Families of Africa." The Language-Families of Africa, in Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, edited by Thomas, William I., New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1937, Original Sources. 19 Jun. 2024. http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Y94U2HR4J2X8WAI.

Harvard: , 'The Language-Families of Africa' in The Language-Families of Africa. cited in 1937, Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, ed. , McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York. Original Sources, retrieved 19 June 2024, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Y94U2HR4J2X8WAI.