Pidgin and Creole languages
Suzanne Romaine defines and describes the linguistic features of Pidgin and Creole languages. Ongoing development places the study of these languages within the context of current issues of linguistic theory: language acquisition, and universals of change.
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Definitions and characteristics of pidgins
9 Twelve features of creole grammars
The origin of pidgins
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acquired acrolectal African Afrikaans Alberto argues basilectal Bickerton bilong bioprogram cf eg claims construction copula Creole English creole languages creole speakers creolization DeCamp decreolization deletion discussion distinction evidence example foreigner talk French function German grammar grammaticalized Guinea Guyanese Creole Haitian Creole Hawaii Creole English Hawaii English Creole Hawaii Pidgin English inflectional input Jamaican Creole Japanese jargon Labov learners lexical linguistic marking means mesolectal Miihlhausler morphemes morphology Muhlhausler native language native speakers noun olsem orait origin past tense patois phonological pidgin speakers pidgins and creoles plural marker Portuguese Creole predictions preposition pronoun refers relation relative clauses relativization relexification Russenorsk Sankoff says second language acquisition semantic sentence Sign Language similar social Spanish speech Sranan stage standard English stative strategy structure substratum suffix superstrate syntactic tense and aspect theory Tok Pisin universal varieties verb forms word order
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