Creole languages and linguistic typology / edited by Parth Bhatt and Tonjes Veenstra.

Although many aspects of Creole languages remain relatively unexplored, the morphology of Creole languages has been especially neglected. This is largely because it is still widely believed that Creoles have very little in the way of morphology, even compared to an inflection-poor language such as E...

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Other Authors: Bhatt, Parth, 1955- (Editor), Veenstra, Tonjes, 1962- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2013]
Series:Benjamins current topics ; v. 57.
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Summary:Although many aspects of Creole languages remain relatively unexplored, the morphology of Creole languages has been especially neglected. This is largely because it is still widely believed that Creoles have very little in the way of morphology, even compared to an inflection-poor language such as English. Moreover, the morphology that Creoles do have is often assumed to be quite similar from one Creole language to another and is further thought to be predictable and transparent. However, there is an emerging body of research on Pidgin and Creole morphology showing that the hypothesis of seman.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789027271075
9027271070
1306156955
9781306156950
ISSN:1874-0081 ;
Language:English.