Monday, 18 May 2020 19:09

Let's support our writers

Author: Mmasibidi Setaka (SADiLaR Sesotho Researcher) 

My name is Mme Mmasibidi Setaka, I am a Sesotho Researcher at the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources which is a national centre supported by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). SADiLaR has an enabling function, with a focus on all official languages of South Africa, supporting research and development in the domains of language technologies and language-related studies in the humanities and social sciences. The Centre supports the creation, management and distribution of digital language resources and software which are freely available for research purposes.

Author: Benito Trollip (SADiLaR Afrikaans researcher)

Short summary and English title:

A video series on intensified adjectives in Afrikaans

In this blog a video series on intensified adjectives in Afrikaans is introduced. Interesting questions about these words are raised, including but not limited to who decides when a compound becomes and intensified adjective and where do these intensified adjectives originate from? The motivation for the videos is given, as well as the disclaimer that the content of the videos is not intended to say what is right and wrong or to change school curricula. The reader is urged to think about the questions raised in the videos as it highlights the complexities of intensified adjectives in Afrikaans.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 12:07

Nkoka wa Swivuriso erixakeni ra Vatsonga

Author: Respect Mlambo (SADiLaR Xitsonga Researcher)


Swivuriso swi hlamuseriwa tanihi xigaririmi lexi nga na tinhlamuselo to enta hi mayelana na vutomi bya vanhu naswona ntirhokulu wa swona i ku letela, ku laya, ku khutaza, ku ahlula timhaka no aka rixaka hi ku angarhela. Shabangu (1996) u hlamusela swivuriso ku ri ntiyiso lowu nga cinciki, lowu vanhu va hanyaka hi wona masiku hinkwawo.

Thursday, 12 December 2019 12:02


Author: Muzi Matfunjwa (SADiLAR Siswati Researcher)

Buniyo/The possessive as part of speech