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Language Database for Ethiopia

Language Database for Ethiopia


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Language: Silt’e

name:Silt’e
ISO 639-3:stv
alternative names:East Gurage, Selti, Silte, Silti
classification:Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, South, Ethiopian, South, Transversal, Harari-East Gurage
alternative classification:
dialects:Enneqor (Inneqor), Ulbarag (Urbareg). Reportedly similar to Wolane [wle]
location:About 150 km south of Addis Ababa
extinct:no
endangered:no
number of speakers:880,818 (2007 census, under ’Shitagna’, see footnotes at https://msu.edu/~hudson/HECcensus.pdf)
ethnic population:934,891 (2007 census)
medium of instruction:yes
MLE program implemented:no
orthography in use:yes
vernacular literature status:developing
Language Documentation Status
Phonology:yes
Morphology:yes
Syntax:yes
Discourse Studies:
Dictionary:yes
Published Texts:yes
Wikipedia Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silt%27e_language

Bibliography


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Work Short Name Title Year Type Language Phon. Morph. Synt. Disc. Lex. Txt.
Gutt/Mohammed 1997 Silt’e-Amharic-English dictionary. With Concise Grammar by Ernst August Gutt 1997 Monograph English no yes no no yes no
Gutt 1997 b A Concise Grammar of Silte 1997 English no no no no no no
Linguistics 1982 Orthographies of Afar, Saho, Kefa-Mocha, and Silti Languages 1982 Amharic no no no no no no
Longacre 1990 Storyline Concerns and Word Order Typology in East and West Africa 1990 Book English no no no yes no no
Meyer 2006 a Wolane: Descriptive Grammar of an East Gurage Language 2006 Book English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Leslau 1979 Etymological Dictionary of Gurage (Ethiopic), 3 vols 1979 book English unknown unknown unknown unknown yes unknown
Leslau 1992 a Gurage Studies: Collected Articles 1992 book English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Gutt 1991 Aspects of Number in Silt’i Grammar 1991 Article English no yes no no no no
Gutt 1985 A Multi-Tiered Approach to Silt’i Verb Morphology 1985 Article English yes yes no no no no
Siraj 2004 Relative Verb and the Element yä in Silt‘i 2004 Article English no no yes no no no
Gutt 1979 A Network Description of Silti Verb Roots 1979 Book English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Gutt 1983 Studies in the Phonology of Silti 1983 Article English yes no no no no no
Gutt 1978 Studies in the Phonology of Selti-Gurage 1978 Manuscript English yes no no no no no
Leslau 1992 c Toward a Classification of the Gurage Dialects 1992 Article English no no no no no no
Leslau 1992 b Is There a Proto-Gurage? 1992 Article English yes yes yes no yes no
Leslau 1999 b Arabic Loanwords in Selṭi 1999 Article English yes no no no yes no
Hudson 2007 Enset Vocabulary in Eight Ethiopian Languages 2007 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown yes unknown
Musa 2010 Silt’e as a Medium of Instruction 2010 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Gutt 1986 On the Conjugation of Silt’i Verbs 1986 Article English no yes no no no no
Gutt 1984 Toward an Analysis of Pragmatic Connectives in Silt’i 1984 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Gutt 1997 a The Silte Group (East Gurage) 1997 Article English yes yes yes yes no no
Meyer 2006 c Cultural Contact and Language Change in Eastern Gurage 2006 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Siraj 1983 Silti Verb Conjugation 1983 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Yekatit 2003 Problems on the Transformation of Silti Language from Vernacular to Medium of Instruction 2003 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Weninger 2011 The Semitic Languages: An International Handbook 2011 Book English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Tahsas 1986 The Structure of the Simple Affirmative Sentences in Silti 1986 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Leslau 1979 a Outline of Gurage Phonology 1979 Article English yes no no no no no
Yimam/Siraj 2008 Silt’e Deictics 2008 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Meyer 2007 Non-Verbal Predication in East Gurage and Gunnän Gurage Languages 2007 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Gutt 1980 Intelligibility and Interlingual Comprehension Among Selected Gurage Speech Varieties 1980 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Siraj 2003 Relativisation in Silt’i 2003 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Hetzron 1969b Two Notes on Semitic Laryngeals in East Gurage 1969 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Crass/Demeke/Meyer/Wetter 2005 Copula and Focus Constructions in Selected Ethiopian Languages 2005 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown

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