Ibero-Asian Creoles : comparative perspectives / edited by Hugo C. Cardoso, Alan N. Baxter, Mário Pinharanda Nunes.

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Other Authors: Cardoso, Hugo C., Baxter, Alan N., Nunes, Mário Pinharanda
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012.
Series:Creole language library.
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Summary:Mindanao Chabacano owes many of its features (including over 10% of its basic and more of its non-basic lexicon) to the influence of Philippine languages, and some of its typological features, such as the basic VSO constituent order, typify Philippine languages but atypical of Ibero-Asian creoles as a whole. Its sizeable component of basic Philippine-derived vocabulary and its incorporation of structural features which cannot be traced back simply to Spanish, allow us to classify it as a mixed creole. In this paper I examine the extent to which various structural features of Mindanao Creole Sp.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 375 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.