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Published by J. Benjamins Pub. Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creole dialects -- Noun phrase,
  • Creole dialects -- Syntax

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Marlyse Baptista, Jacqueline Gueron.
    SeriesCreole language library -- 31
    ContributionsBaptista, Marlyse., Guéron, Jacqueline.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM7831 .B37 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17440424M
    ISBN 109789027252531
    LC Control Number2007010196

    A creole, by contrast, is a natural language developed from a mixture of different languages, like Haitian Creole, which is based on 18th-century French but absorbed elements of Portuguese, Spanish and West African languages. Semi-creole languages, which Mr. Holm also studied — Afrikaans is an example — share even more traits with their. Welcome to the Creole page, featuring books and courses to help you learn Haitian, Carribean, and "Cajun" Creole! A creole is a stable language that originated from a mixture of other languages, with vocabulary taken from them, but with clear phonetic and semantic shifts, and a similar but shifting grammar.

    The contributors to this collection address a range of issues in Caribbean linguistics. At this stage of Caribbean development, it is critical that we have a broader appreciation of the significance of the languages of the region for developing a deeper sense of self and for understanding others who have shared a common Caribbean experience/5(6). The atlas of pidgin and creole language structures. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Michaelis, Susanne Maria, Maurer, Philippe, Haspelmath, Martin & Huber, Magnus (eds.). The survey of pidgin and creole languages, Volumes Oxford: Oxford University Press. In the first volume, the Atlas volume, the data are presented in the form of maps.

    This paper compares the properties of bare nouns in a non-plural marking French Lexifier Creole to those in plural marking languages in order to better understand the role played by number, both semantic and morphological, in determining the meaning of bare by: A creole language, or simply a creole, is a stable language that originates seemingly as a nativized pidgin. [1] This understanding of creole genesis culminated in Hall's [2] notion of the pidgin-creole life cycle. While it is arguable that creoles share more grammatical similarities with each other than with the languages they phylogenetically derive from, [3] no theory for .


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Bare plurals with individual-level predicates in aspectual be constructions are unambiguous, but bare plurals with stage-level predicates are ambiguous between a habitual and existential habitual reading. It has been noted that NPs in AAE share some patterns with NPs in Creoles, but bare NPs in the two languages are interpreted differently.

This volume offers a thorough examination of the syntactic, semantic, pragmatic and discourse properties of noun phrases in a wide variety of creole (and non-creole) languages including Cape Verdean Creole, Santome, Papiamentu, Guinea-Bissau Creole, Mindanao Chabacano, Réunionnais Creole, Lesser Antillean, Haitian Creole, Mauritian Creole, Seychellois, Sranan.

Bare NPs lacking a determiner may have a generic meaning, designating members of an entire class of entities. An example of a generic NP can be see n in the two occurrences of. A creole language, or simply creole, is a stable natural language that develops from the simplifying and mixing of different languages into a new one within a fairly brief period of time: often, a pidgin evolved into a full-fledged language.

While the concept is similar to that of a mixed or hybrid language, creoles are often characterized by a tendency to systematize their. The small dictionary included in the back of the "Creole Made Easy" book was by FAR the most useful of the three.

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The contributions demonstrate the variety and complex nature of determiner systems in creoles and their widespread use of bare nouns in comparison to their source languages.

This volume is evidence of the relevance of creole languages to theories of language creation, language change and linguistic theory in : ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Noun phrases in Creole language: an introductory overview / Marlyse Baptsta, Jacqueline Guéron --Bare nouns and the nominal in Santome / Nélia Alexandre, Tjerk Hagemeijer --On the syntax and semantics of DP in Cape Verdean Creole / Marlyse.

A creole language is a stable natural language developed from a mixture of different languages. Unlike a pidgin, a simplified form that develops as a means of communication between two or more groups, a creole language is a complete language, used in a community and acquired by children as their native language.

This list of creole languages links to Wikipedia articles. This volume offers a thorough examination of the syntactic, semantic, pragmatic and discourse properties of noun phrases in a wide variety of creole (and non-creole) languages including Cape Verdean Creole, Santome, Papiamentu, Guinea-Bissau Creole, Mindanao Chabacano, Reunionnais Creole, Lesser Antillean, Haitian Creole, Mauritian Creole, Seychellois, Sranan.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Noun Phrases in Creole Languages A multi-faceted approach Bare NPs and defi cient DPs in Haitian Creole and French: From morphosyntax to referent construal Bare nouns and articles in Sranan Adrienne Bruyn.

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bare nouns. It comprises fifteen chapters on Creole languages with different lexifiers (i.e. source languages): Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and Dutch. Each lexifier has been given a sep arate section in the book.

The Creole languages covered in these five parts are Cape Verdean Cre. Noun phrases in creole languages: A multi-faceted approach. by MARLYSE BAPTISTA and JACQUELINE GUÉRON.

(Creole language library ) Amsterdam: John Benjamins, Pp. x, ISBN $ (Hb). Since the early twentieth century, creole studies have been concerned with the question of how these new languages came into. Creole,” “Haitian Creole,” “Haitian,” and “Creole” (kreyòl in Creole).

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Number neutrality in bare plural NPs in languages like English is accounted for by referring to certain semantic and pragmatic principles, while this. Award-winning Haitian-Creole-English Bilingual Children's Books, Audio Books and Dual Language Picture Books are a great resource for teaching and learning Haitian-Creole and English as a Second Language.

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This introduction to the linguistic study of pidgin and creole languages is clearly designed as an introductory course book. It does not demand a high level of previous linguistic knowledge. Part I: General Aspects and Part II: Theories of Genesis constitute the core for presentation and discussion in the classroom, while Part III: Sketches of Individual Languages (such as Eskimo.

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The book deals with the linguistic, historical and social aspects of the development of pidgin and creole languages. Detailed case studies of individual pidgins and creoles are based around texts drawn from a range of different types and Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles aims to introduce the reader to the exciting and important field of /5.

Bare NPs and deficient DPs in Haitian Creole and French: from morphosyntax to referent construal’. in Noun phrases in Creole languages, M. Baptista & J. Guéron eds., – Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.