Word-formation and Creolisation

Word-formation and Creolisation

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

This book presents a comprehensive account of the word-formation patterns of an Englishbased creole language, Sranan, as found in the earliest sources of this language, and compares them systematically with the patterns attested in the input languages. The findings are discussed in the light of recent creolisation theories and a number of important conclusions are drawn about the nature of creole word-formation, as well as about the role of second language acquisition, universals, substrates and superstrates in the emergence of the creole lexicon and creole languages in general.The Case of Early Sranan Maria Braun ... zoo als het zelve in de Holladsze Colonien gebruikt word, etc (a#39;New and unprecedented instruction in Bastard English, or Negro English, ... Van Dyk (c1765; 1221 types, 11405 tokens) is the first manual on Sranan, which includes a small vocabulary, twelve dialogues and a storyanbsp;...

Title:Word-formation and Creolisation
Author:Maria Braun
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2009


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming