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African names and naming

by Jonathan Musere

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Published by Ariko Publications in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Names, African -- Dictionaries -- English.,
    • Names, Personal -- Africa -- Dictionaries -- English.,
    • African languages -- Etymology -- Names.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [154-155])

      StatementJonathan Musere ; Shirley C. Byakutaga.
      GenreDictionaries
      ContributionsByakutaga, Shirley C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCS2375.A33 M87 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p. ; 22 cm.
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL400511M
      ISBN 100964596903
      LC Control Number98093629
      OCLC/WorldCa40528991

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