Zezuru Complex Segments: A feature Geometry perspective
This book seeks to explain and provide an elegantphonological analysis of complex consonants phonemesin Zezuru a dialect of Shona.
Specifically, this isan explanation of Zezuru segmental phonology, withparticular emphasis complex consonants.
True,segmental phonology is an explication of vowels andconsonants of any given language.
Typically, Bantustudies have segmented consonants into simplex andcomplex phonemes.
It is the intention of this studyto provide a detailed identification of complexsounds of Zezuru.
This explication will consider thequestion “what are the characteristics of complexconsonants of Zezuru?
Lovemore is a lecturer in the department of Linguistics atUniversity of Zimbabawe.He teaches Phonetics and Phonology toundergraduate studies.
He is currently doing Doctor of Philosophydegree at the same institution.