April 17, 2012

Language resources for To Bedawie

Today, we've got two items for you.

The first is an overview of To Bedawie, written Martine Vanhove. It's a presentation she made to the 7th International Sudan Studies Conference, in April 2006. Fifteen pages long, it's a broad survey of To Bedawie. The title is, THE BEJA LANGUAGE TODAY IN SUDAN: THE STATE OF THE ART IN LINGUISTICS.

Download the pdf.


The second is a grammar written by  a British official in 1928. Tu Bedawie: An Elementary Handbook for the use of Sudan Government Officials was written by E.M. Roper. It's about 135 pages, but some are missing from this scan. See a variety of options for viewing it here.

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