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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Wedding Songs From Mombasa
Author:Knappert, Jan
Year:1974
Periodical:Africana Marburgensia
Volume:7
Issue:2
Pages:11-32
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:Swahili language
songs (form)
Women's Issues
Architecture and the Arts
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Abstract:The nine songs presented here were collected in Mombasa in 1969. In the vocabulary, phonology and morphology they show a relationship between the dialects from the north and standard-Swahili. The songs have different metric (tarabu and wimbo). Footnotes, summaries in German and French.
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