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The Comparative Method 2
Comparative Phonology 3
Comparative Syntax 7
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acrolectal affricates Afro Afro-American dialects allophones basic basilectal Caribbean cognates consonant clusters contact situation continuum copula correspondences creole languages creolization cultural decreolization deletion rule derived distinction Donicie and Voorhoeve Dutch epenthesis European languages example existence final fortis nasals French front vowels genetic grammatical groove fricatives Gullah Guyanese habitual aspect Iberian intermediate varieties interpretation Jamaican Krio Kwa languages lexical linguistic morphemes morphophonemic nasal consonant Ndjuka Niger-Congo Niger-Congo languages noun class occurs palatal particle passive past tense forms pattern perfective aspect phonemic phonological pidgin plural Portuguese PredAdj predicate reconstruction relationship Saramaccan Saramaccan and Ndjuka Saramaccan and Sranan seems semantic sentences serial simplification slaves speakers Sranan standard English stress structure Surinam syllable syntactic syntax tion tone Trinidadian typical typological unstressed variable variation verb phrase verbal vocabulary vowel epenthesis vowel harmony West African languages whereas words Yoruba