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[NDONGA PRIMER]. KURVINEN, PIETARI: - ABD Moshindonga. Omukanda uatango koshindonga ua piangoa. / Ondonga kielen ABD. Ensimäinen kirja Ondonga kielellä. Helsinki, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Kirjapainossa, 1876.

. Pp. (iv), pp. 3-32. Titles and preface in both Ndongo and Finnish languages. Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine chipped. Library stamp (Jyväskylä Scientific Library). The first known printed work in the Ndonga language published by the Finnish Literary Society in Helsinki. The Ndonga or Oshidonga language is a Bantu language spoken in the kingdom of Ondonga, in present northern Namibia and southern Angola. The written language was created by the Finnish missionaries who served in Ovamboland. Pietari Kurvinen was one of the first Finnish missionaries to arrive in 1870. Rare. Not in Mendelssohn.
EUR 950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1154.86 | £UK 814.25 | JP¥ 121836] Booknumber: 120941

Total: EUR 950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1154.86 | £UK 814.25 | JP¥ 121836]

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