Geog 3: Lecture 6

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  1. Afro-Asiatic
    • -A large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa
    • -includes Semiticc and hebrew
  2. South Sudan lingua franca
    arabic
  3. Chad lingua franca
    Chadian-arabic
  4. Modern Standard Arabic
    • -Everybody is speaking some vernacular Arabic, however, when they go to school they learn modern standard Arabic (close to Curanic Arabic – very conservative).
    • -Serves as lingua franca Arabic.
  5. Very high population of Arabs near
    Nile River
  6. Centers of the Arab world
    • 1. Hijab
    • -Mecca
    • -Medina
  7. Ethiopia dominated by
    Abyssinians
  8. Ethiopia dialects
    • 1. Amharic
    • 2. Tigrinya
    • *rulers divided the nation into provinces due to differing cultures
  9. Amharic
    official and promoted dialect in Ethiopia
  10. Berber dialect
    Tamazight
  11. Berber
    • -very important as a minority in Algeria
    • -played important role in overthrowing Khadafi
  12. Tuaregs
    • -nomadic pastoralists
    • -Niger
    • -never had a state of their own
  13. Hebrew was a _________language
    • -dead
    • -semitic
  14. Jesus in Europe natively spoke
    Yittish and later adopted Hebrew
  15. Old testament is written in
    Hebrew and Arabic
  16. Cushitic dialects
    • 1. Somali
    • -dominated in Subuti
    • 2. Oromo
    • -largest single group in Ethiopia
    • 3. Afar
    • -spoken in Eritrea and Ehtiopia
  17. Chadic dialects
    • 1. Hausa
    • -largest chadish group
    • -one of the dominant groups of Northern Nigeria
    • 2. Fulani
    • -practice islam
  18. Austronesian
    • -south east asia islands
    • -highest diversity is in Taiwan
  19. Aboriginal vs. Native
    • 1. Native 
    • -Born
    • 2. Aboriginal
    • -first group to reach area
  20. Madagascar
    -cultural zone to itself
  21. Madagascar dialect
    Malagasy
  22. Java
    -one of the most densely populated places
  23. Largest single dialect of Austronesian
    -Javanese
  24. Official language of Indonesia and Malaysia
    • Malay
    • -trading dialect, which helped it spread
  25. Manila
    -capital of Phillipines
  26. Dialect of Phillipines
    • Tagalog
    • -spread because of important location
  27. Bisaya
    -islands in the middle of phillipines
  28. Cebuano
    -2nd most important dialect in phillipines

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