A Dictionary of South African Indian English

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UCT Press, 2010 - Foreign Language Study - 260 pages
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South African Indian English (SAIE) is a variety of English in the Linguistics literature. It reflects the source of Indian subcontinent languages from Indian migrants to South Africa in the late 19th century, as well as colonial and apartheid influences and those of local African languages.

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Rajend Mesthrie is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has published in Sociolinguistics with special reference to language contact and variation in South Africa, and is author of World Englishes (with Rakesh Bhatt, CUP 2008).

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