Towards a model of language contact and change in the English-lexifier creoles of Africa and the Caribbean

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Yakpo, Kofi;
(2017)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1075/eww.38.1.04yak
  • Subject: Creole | Caribbean | Africa | Lexifier | Superstrate | Substrate | Adstrate | Areal | Typology | Causative | Subjunctive | Complementizer | Modality | Pidgin English | English-lexifier creole | English creoles

The Afro-Caribbean English-lexifier Creoles (AECs) exhibit fascinating combinations of disparate typological characteristics. I present a model of post-formative (“post-creolization”) contact and change and provide a comprehensive inventory of contact constellations in ... View more
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