Functional categories in three Atlantic creoles : Saramaccan, Haitian and Papiamentu / Claire Lefebvre, Université du Québec à Montréal.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lefebvre, Claire
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2015]
Series:Creole language library ; 50.
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Table of Contents:
  • Functional Categories in Three Atlantic Creoles; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 1. Aims of this book; 2. A coherent set; 3. General methodological considerations; 4. Relabeling; 5. How is word order established in creole genesis?; 6. Processes that play a role in the development of a creole; 7. The issue of multifunctionality; 8. Organization of the book; 9. Overview of the major findings; 2. The nominal structures of Saramaccan, Fongbe and English with reference to Haitian Creole; 1. Introduction
  • 1.1 Aim of this chapter1.2 Languages; 1.3 Theoretical framework; 1.4 Introduction to the nominal structures of the languages under comparison; 1.5 A relabeling-based account of Creole genesis; 1.6 Multifunctionality; 1.7 Data base; 1.8 Methodological provisos; 1.9 Organisation of the chapter; 2. The definite determiners; 2.1 The anaphoric property of the definite determiners; 2.2 The definite determiners in clause structures; 2.2.1 The definite determiners in relative clauses; 2.2.2 The definite determiners in factive clauses; 2.2.3 The definite determiners in temporal and causal clauses
  • 2.2.4 The definite determiners in simple clauses2.3 A monosemic approach to Saramaccan dí; 2.2.5 The relationship between determiners and tense in clauses; 2.2.6 Summary; 2.4 The source of the properties of the Saramaccan definite determiner; 2.5 Conclusion; 3. The expression and the properties of the category Number; 3.1 The expression of the category Number and noun omission; 3.2 The conceptual role of the category Number; 3.3 The category Number and the third person plural personal pronoun; 3.4 Are Saramaccan dí and déé part of the same paradigm?