Kamisee Oromo Phonology

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Addis Ababa University


This study has been conducted on Kamisee phonology. The work is the first description on the phonology of this dialect. The primary aim of the study is to describe different phonological aspects of the dialect according to methods in descriptive linguistics. The research treats some neglected topics such as stress and intonation, and argues that the dialect is not tonal. The study is divided into six chapters. The first chapter is about the brief account of the work. The second chapter deals with the phoneme inventory, the consonant and the vowel phonemes of the dialect and their distribution. The third chapter investigates the different phonological processes. The fourth chapter treats the phonotactics and the syllable structure of the dialect. The fifth chapter addresses the suprasegmental features, and the last chapter comprises a brief summary and the conclusion of the study



phonology of this dialect