Creoles, their substrates, and language typology / edited by Claire Lefebvre.

Since creole languages draw their properties from both their substrate and superstrate sources, the typological classification of creoles has long been a major issue for creolists, typologists, and linguists in general. Several contradictory proposals have been put forward in the literature. For exa...

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Other Authors: Lefebvre, Claire
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2011.
Series:Typological studies in language ; v. 95.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Creoles, their Substrates, and Language Typology; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Preface; Introduction; The problem of the typological classification of creoles; Creoles spoken in Africa and in the Caribbean; Èdó influence on Santome; A Wolof trace in the verbal system of the Portuguese Creole of Santiago Island (Cape Verde); Substrate influences in Kriyol; One substrate, two creoles; Substrate features in the properties of verbs in three Atlantic creoles; Assessing the nature and role of substrate influence in the formation and development of the creoles of Suriname.