Structure and Variation in Language Contact

Structure and Variation in Language Contact

eBook - 2006
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This volume presents a careful selection of fifteen articles presented at the SPCL meetings in Atlanta, Boston and Hawai'i in 2003 and 2004. The contributions reflect - from various perspectives and using different types of data - on the interplay between structure and variation in contact languages, both synchronically and diachronically. The contributors consider a wide range of languages, including Surinamese creoles, Chinook Jargon, Yiddish, AAVE, Haitian Creole, Afro-Hispanic and Afro-Portuguese varieties, Nigerian Pidgin, Sri Lankan Malay, Papiamentu, and Bahamian Creole English. A need.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, Ă2006
ISBN: 9789027293084
9027293082
9789027252517
9027252513
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 376 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Durrleman, Stephanie
Deumert, Ana

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