Introducing Maltese Linguistics
Selected Papers From the 1st International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Bremen, 18-20 October, 2007eBook - 2009
This collection of articles highlights a selection of on-going research projects. Phonological, morphological, and syntactic issues are addressed by international experts on Maltese. The diachronic development of Maltese, its age-long contact with Italo-Romance, and the present diglossic situation with co-official English are the topics of a variety of contributions to this volume. The repercussions that the promotion of Maltese to the status of official working language of the EU has on the Maltese lexicon are discussed. A project on the sociolinguistics of non-native Maltese-English is prese.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 422 pages) : illustrations