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The structure and status of pidgins and creoles : including selected papers from the meetings of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics

Author: Arthur K Spears; Donald Winford; Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1997.
Series: Creole language library, v. 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of papers on the pidgin and creole languages covers such topics as: typology of contact languages; Saramaccan creole origins; the verb phrase in Afrikaans as evidence of creolization;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Structure and status of pidgins and creoles.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1997
(OCoLC)653055154
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur K Spears; Donald Winford; Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics.
ISBN: 9027252416 9789027252418 155619174X 9781556191749
OCLC Number: 36327551
Description: viii, 461 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments / Arthur K. Spears --
Introduction: On the structure and status of pidgins and creoles / Donald Winford --
Jargons, pidgins, creoles, and koines: What are they? / Salikoko S. Mufwene --
A typology of contact languages / Sarah G. Thomason --
Directionality in pidginization and creolization / Philip Baker --
Mixing, leveling, and pidgin/creole development / Jeff Siegel --
'Matrix language recognition' and 'morpheme sorting' as possible structural strategies in pidgin/creole formation / Carol Myers-Scotton --
The creolization of pidgin morphophonology / William J. Samarin --
Saramaccan Creole origins: Portuguese-derived lexical correspondences and the relexification hypothesis / Michael Aceto --
Lost in transmission: A case for the independent emergence of the copula in Atlantic creoles / John H. McWhorter --
Creole-like features in the verb system of an Afro-Brazilian variety of Portuguese / Alan N. Baxter. The verb phrase in Afrikaans: Evidence of creolization? / Christa de Kleine --
Shaba Swahili: Partial creolization due to second language learning and substrate pressure / Vincent A. de Rooij --
The status of Isicamtho, an Nguni-based urban variety of Soweto / G. Tucker Childs --
New light on Eskimo pidgins / Hein van der Voort --
Reduplication in Ndyuka / Mary L. Huttar and George L. Huttar --
Tense-aspect-mood in Principense / Philippe Maurer.
Series Title: Creole language library, v. 19.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur K. Spears, Donald Winford.

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