Inheritance, contact, convergence: Pronominal allomorphy in the African English-lexifier Creoles

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Yakpo, Kofi;
(2019)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1075/eww.00028.yak
  • Subject: West Africa | Creole | Pidgin English | Spanish | Yoruba | Bube | Obligatory Contour Principle | Suppletion | Epenthesis | Object Pronoun | Tone-conditioned Allomorphy | Language Contact | Creolization | Language Change | English creoles | English-lexifier creole

This article provides a comparative analysis of the suppletive allomorphy of two personal pronouns in the five African English-lexifier Creoles (AECs) Krio (Sierra Leone), Pichi (Equatorial Guinea), Ghanaian Pidgin English, Nigerian Pidgin, and Cameroon Pidgin. The alte... View more
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