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  • Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/180851
  • Keyterms: bantu, guthrie, language, sudanic, congo, resemblance, proto, linguistic, benue, oliver, niger, grammatical, eastern, melanesian, lexical, evidence, origin, class, etymology, adamawa, root, western, point
  • CiteRank: 233919

Top Words
Word Count
the837
of596
in456
to326
a265
and252
is218
that207
bantu168
as164
i123
for122
this120
which119
be111
Top Bigrams
Bigram Count
of the129
in the98
to the73
it is39
co co38
to be30
the bantu28
on the28
that the27
of a25
number of24
of bantu24
there is24
for the23
in a23
Top Trigrams
Trigram Count
regarding bantu origins16
evidence regarding bantu15
co co co15
linguistic evidence regarding15
joseph h greenberg15
in regard to12
the noun class10
there is a9
a number of9
noun class system8
the rest of8
of the bantu7
one of the7
the point of7
there is no6
Top Quadgrams
Quadgram Count
evidence regarding bantu origins15
linguistic evidence regarding bantu14
the noun class system6
co co co co5
to account for the4
i should like to4
a whole series of4
noun class system of4
in the course of3
as the point of3
the end of the3
now turn to the3
the point of origin3
n tucker and m3
in the case of3
Top Keyterms
Keyterm Weight
bantu2.0
guthrie1.985
language1.985
sudanic1.98
congo1.979
resemblance1.979
proto1.978
linguistic1.978
benue1.977
oliver1.977
niger1.977
grammatical1.977
eastern1.976
melanesian1.976
lexical1.976

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