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
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2013]
Series:Benjamins current topics ; v. 57.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Creoles are typologically distinct from non-Creoles / Peter Bakker, Aymeric Daval-Markussen, Mikael Parkvall, and Ingo Plag
  • Typologizing grammatical complexities, or why Creoles may be paradigmatically simple but syntagmatically average / Jeff Good
  • Pidgin-Creoles as a scattered sprachbund : comparing Kriyol and Nubi / Alain Kihm
  • Creolization and admixture : typology, feature pools, and second language acquisition / Ingo Plag
  • The Gulf of Guinea Creoles : genetic and typological relations / Tjerk Hagemeijer
  • Typology of Creole phonology : phoneme inventories and syllable templates / Thomas B. Klein
  • The typology of Caribbean Creole reduplication / Silvia Kouwenberg and Darlene LaCharité.