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Melanesian Pidgin and Tok Pisin : proceedings of the First International Conference of Pidgins and Creoles in Melanesia

Author: John W M Verhaar
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1990.
Series: Studies in language companion series, v. 20.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Madang (1987)
Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
International Conference of Pidgins and Creoles in Melanesia (1st : 1987 : Madang, Papua New Guinea).
Melanesian Pidgin and Tok Pisin.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1990
(DLC) 89018411
(OCoLC)20724334
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John W M Verhaar
ISBN: 9027230234 9789027230232 9789027282071 9027282072
OCLC Number: 752327682
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 409 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Introduction (by Verhaar, S.J., John W.M.); 2. The position of Melanesian Pidgin in Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea (by Crowley, Terry); 3. Verb serialization in Tok Pisin and Kalam: A comparative study of temporal packaging (by Givon, T.); 4. Serial verbs and prepositions in Bislama (by Crowley, Terry); 5. From Old Guinea to Papua New Guinea: A comparative study of Nigerian Pidgin and Tok Pisin (by Faraclas, Nicholas); 6. Tok Pisin: Model or special case (by Muhlhausler, Peter); 7. Change and variation in the use of bai in young children's creolized Tok Pisin in Morobe Province (by Romaine, Suzanne); 8. Code-switching in Gapun: Social and linguistic aspects of language use in a language shifting community (by Kulick, Don); 9. On the origins of the predicate marker in Tok Pisin (by Muhlhausler, Peter); 10. Taim in Tok Pisin: an interesting variation in use from the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea (by Button, Tom); 11. Obsolescence in the Tok Pisin vocabulary (by Mihalic, Frank); 12. Idiomatic Tok Pisin and referential adequacy (by Smith, Geoff); 13. Mother tongue and Tok Pisin (by Reesink, Ger P.); 14. Problems in translating from Tok Pisin to Mufian (by Conrad, Bob); 15. On the translation of official notices into Tok Pisin (by Franklin, Karl J.); 16. Linguistic decisions in the Tok Pisin Bible (by Mundhenk, Norm); 17. Tok Pisin: The language of modernization (by Litteral, Robert L.); 18. The future of Tok Pisin: Social, political, and educational dimensions (by Lynch, John); 19. A course in practical Tok Pisin (by Thomas, Dicks R.)
Series Title: Studies in language companion series, v. 20.
Responsibility: edited by John W.M. Verhaar.

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