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Happy Birthday, Doktor Herrmann!

Prof. Dr. Herrmann Jungraithmayr talking to H. E. Mai Martaba Sale Muhammadu, First Class Chief of Kaltungo (Picture taken 2009)

My former teacher and supervisor, Prof. em. Dr. Herrmann Jungraithmayr, will celebrate his 80th birthday tomorrow. He was born in Eferding, Austria, on May 7th 1931. In Nigeria, where he has spent much time, people usually refer to him as “Doktor Herrmann” (it usually sounds more like “Dokta Haman”). Continue reading


Ron-Kulere sources on the Internet

Some information on the Ron-Kulere people and languages can be found on the Internet. A good place to start with is the Ethnologue, “an encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages”. Continue reading