Geog 3: Lecture 5

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  1. Middle Eats groups
    • -persians
    • -arabs
    • -curts
    • -turkish
  2. Coptes
    descendants of ancient egyptians
  3. Demotike
    • -spoken vernacular
    • -Greece's official language
  4. Katharevousa
    • -midpoint of ancient greek and modern greek
    • -used for official and formal purposes
  5. Greeks and Turks are in what part of Cyprus?
    • -more turks in north of cyprus.
    • -greeks in south of cyprus.
  6. Albanians
    • -Muslim sunni 
    • -largest ethnic group in Kosovo
    • -Albania
  7. Breton
    is a Celtic language spoken in Brittany, France
  8. Sino-Tibetan branches
    • 1. Sinitic languages
    • 2. Austro-Thai
    • 3. Tibeto-Burman
  9. Manderin
    • -official language of People's Rebublic of China
    • -dialect of bejing
    • -contiuum
  10. Tibeto-Burman
    • -branch of Sino-Tibetan famly
    • -principle language is Burmese
    • -used in Myanmar, Burma
  11. Lamaism
    • -Tibetan form of Buddhism
    • -Dalai Lama (leader)
    • -teachers are called lamas
  12. Niger-Congo
    • -major african language family
    • -named for 2 rivers in west and central Congo
    • -contained in Sub-Saharan Africa (95%)
  13. Wolof
    • -part of Niger-Congo family
    • -a language of Senegal
    • -language of the Wolof people
  14. Fulfulde(Fulani)
    • -Niger-Congo language
    • -language of the the Fula people
    • -originated in Sene-Gambia but spread out across the north and west africa
    • both are very closely related
  15. Senegambia
    -confederation of Senegal and Gambia
  16. Manden
    • -Niger-Congo language
    • -native dialect in west africa
    • -but in larger area is the language among groups that don't speak the same language
  17. Gur
    • -Niger-Congo language
    • -Moore is the most widely used language of the branch
  18. Akan
    • -native language of Akan and Ghana
    • -modern Ghana and spills over to the ivory coast
  19. Bantu languages
    • -starts in the bend in africa goes as far as the tip of africa.
    • -is a giant dialect continuum, occupies southern portion of africa,
    • -complex and has lots of languages
    • -tribal identity.
  20. Lusoga
    • - a Bantu language spoken in Uganda
    • -native language of the people in Basoga, south Uganda
  21. Luganda
    • -a Bantu language
    • -the major language of Uganda
    • -Uganda was named after Luganda(people who live there)
  22. Kinyarwanda
    -a Bantu language spoken mainly in Rwana
  23. Kirundi
    • -a Bantu Language
    • -spoken Burundi 
    • -Lake Tanganyika
  24. Rwanda and Barundi
    parts that are mutually intelligible extends beyond the states
  25. Rwanda genocide
    • -Tutsi in control,
    • -hutu ruling class right before decolonization.
    • -throws society into turmoil
    • -period after decolonization becomes persecuted minority
    • -Hutus slaughtered Tutsi
  26. Lusaka
    -capital and largest city of Zambia
  27. Bemba
    • -Bantu language
    • -Zambia's most widely spoken languages
  28. Swahili
    • -most famous Bantu dialect
    • -native dialect only along the coast
    • -lingua franca: close to ports, well positioned for trade
  29. Kikongo
    • -Bantu language
    • -Mouth of the congo river
  30. Lingala
    • -A Bantu lanuage
    • -spoken in northwest Congo
  31. Luba
    • -major ethnic group in Congo
    • -congo dialect. 
    • -areas where it is spoken natively
  32. 4 languages of congo
    • 1. Kinkongo
    • 2. Linola
    • 3. Tshiluba
    • 4. Swahili
  33. Benguela
    • -one of angolas most populous cities
    • -angola lingua franca nland (native on coast)
  34. Nyanja
    -official language and common lingua franca in Malawi
  35. Sotho-Tswana
    • -southern Bantu languages
    • -in Botswana speak Setswana
  36. Nguni
    • -group of Bantu languages spoken in Southern Africa by the Nguni people
    • -include Xhosa, Zulu, Swazi

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