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Title Boundaries and bridges : language contact in multilingual ecologies / edited by Kofi Yakpo and Pieter C. Muysken
Published Boston : Walter de Gruyter Inc., 2017
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Description 1 online resource (x, 444 pages : illustrations, map)
Series Language contact and bilingualism ; volume 14
Language contact and bilingualism ; v. 14
Contents Overview and background -- Language contact and change in the multilingual ecologies of the Guianas / Kofi Yakpo and Pieter Muysken -- The people and languages of Suriname / Robert Borges -- Case studies -- Creole in transition: contact with Dutch and typological change in Sranan / Kofi Yakpo -- The Maroon creoles of the Guianas: expansion, contact, and hybridization / Robert Borges -- Out of India: language contact and change in Sarnami (Caribbean Hindustani) / Kofi Yakpo -- Developments in Surinamese Javanese / Sophie Villerius -- Hakka as spoken in Suriname / Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia with Jia Ann Shi -- Cariban in contact: new perspectives on Trio-Ndyuka pidgin / Sergio Meira and Pieter Muysken -- Language contact in Southern Suriname: the case of Trio and Wayana / Eithne B. Carlin -- Contact-induced phenomena in Lokono (Arawakan) / Konrad Rybka -- The transformation of a colonial language: Surinamese Dutch / Pieter Muysken -- Comparative perspectives The tense-mood-aspect systems of the languages of Suriname / Robert Borges, Pieter Muysken, Sophie Villerius and Kofi Yakpo -- From grammar to meaning: towards a framework for studying synchronic language contact / Bettina Migge -- Multilingual ecologies in the Guianas: overview, typology, prospects / Kofi Yakpo and Pieter Muysken
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Languages in contact -- Guiana.
Languages in contact -- Suriname.
Multilingualism -- Suriname.
Sociolinguistics -- Suriname.
Form Electronic book
Author Muysken, Pieter, editor, author
Yakpo, Kofi, 1970- editor, author
LC no. 2017042385
ISBN 1501501143
9781501501142 (ebook (ePub)
9781614514886 (ebook (PDF)
9781614516842 (paper)