The emergence of pidgin and Creole languages / Jeff Siegel.

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Main Author: Siegel, Jeff
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series:Oxford linguistics.
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Table of Contents:
  • Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Morphological Simplicity in Pidgins; 3 Morphological Simplicity and Expansion in Creoles; 4 Sources of Morphological Expansion; 5 Transfer; 6 Constraints on Substrate Influence; 7 Substrate Reinforcement; 8 Predicting substrate influence; 9 Decreolization?; 10 Conclusion; References; General Index.