Monthly Archives: June 2012

Goats + Sheep = Geep: A note on an unusual lexicalisation

As someone who has never had much do with agriculture or animal husbandry, fieldwork in Ethiopia is not only an opportunity to study a new language but also to learn more about cattle, goats, sheep, chicken, milk and meat production. … Continue reading

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Baskeet calabashes

During my last fieldtrip I distributed two types of posters to some offices of the Basketo Special Woreda administration and to some schools. One of the posters was on musical instruments, the other one on calabashes. Here you can have … Continue reading

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