Diagnostic features of English-lexified creoles: first attestations from Virgin Islands English creole

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Andrei A. Avram;
  • Publisher: Editura Universitatii din Bucuresti
  • Journal: Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics (issn: 2069-9239, eissn: 2069-9239)
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  • Subject: Atlantic | Caribbean | world-wide | creoles | Philology. Linguistics | diagnostic features | P1-1091

This paper presents the earliest attestations in Virgin Islands English Creole of the diagnostic features of English-lexified contact languages proposed by Baker and Huber (2001). It compares the distribution of these features in Virgin Islands English Creole and in the... View more
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