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Christaller, Johann Gottlieb

(November 19, 1827–December 10, 1895). B. Württemberg; sent to Afr. by Basel* Miss. Soc.; on Gold Coast 1853–58, 1862–68: in Württem. berg 1868–95. Founded scientific study of W Afr. languages. Tr. Bible into Twi (Tshi); also studied many other W Afr. languages. Works include Grammar of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi; Sprachproben aus dem Sudan; Die Töne der Negersprachen; Dictionary of the Asante and Fante Language.


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