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On the origin and formation of Creoles

a miscellany of articles

by Dirk Christiaan Hesseling

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Published by Karoma Publishers in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Foreign countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Dutch language -- Foreign countries.,
    • Languages in contact.,
    • Pidgin Dutch.,
    • Creole dialects, Dutch.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [83]-91.

      Statementby Dirk Christiaan Hesseling ; edited and translated by T. L. Markey and Paul T. Roberge ; introd. by Pieter Muysken and Guus Meijer.
      SeriesLinguistica extranea : Studia ;, 4
      ContributionsMarkey, Thomas L., Roberge, Paul T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPF714 .H4 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 91 p. ;
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4461966M
      ISBN 100897200055, 0897200063
      LC Control Number79125428

      The Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages (JPCL) aims to provide a forum for the scholarly study of pidgins, creoles, and other contact language varieties, from multi-disciplinary perspectives. The journal places special emphasis on current research devoted to empirical description, theoretical issues, and the broader implications of the study of contact languages for theories of language. 7. Marie-Christine Hazael-Massieux, ‘Using and Interpreting Historical Texts to Analyze the Formation and Development of Creole Languages’, in J. Clancy Clements, Thomas A. Klinger, Deborah Piston-Hatlen and Kevin J. Rottet (eds.), History, Society and Variation: In Honor of Albert Valdman (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, ), pp. 8.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hesseling, D.C. (Dirk Christiaan), On the origin and formation of Creoles. Ann Arbor: Karoma Publishers, The Creoles' image of economic independence is rooted in the socioeconomic conditions of free people of color before the Civil War.

Creoles of color were slave owners, land owners, and skilled laborers. Of the 1, free Negro heads of households in New Orleans inowned at least one slave. 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 inherited grammar. The Dutch-based creoles 80 Negerhollands Creole Dutch 81 The French-based creoles 85 Haitian Creole French 86 English-based Atlantic creoles 91 Jamaican Creole English 93 English-based Pacific pidgins and creoles 95 Tok Pisin 96 Pidgins and creoles based on other languages Nubi Creole Arabic An English-based creole language (often shortened to English creole) is a creole language for which English was the lexifier, meaning that at the time of its formation the vocabulary of English served as the basis for the majority of the creole's lexicon.

Most English creoles were formed in British colonies, following the great expansion of British naval military power and trade in the 17th. In Verb phrase patterns in Black English and Caribbean creoles, ed. by Walter F. Edwards and Don Winford, Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

_____. Ewers, Traute. The origin of American Black English: Be-forms in the HOODOO texts. Berlin and New York: Mouton. Fasold, Ralph W. One hundred years from syntax to phonology. Pidgins and creoles in education. The recent Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching, edited by Sandra Lee McKay and Nancy H.

Hornberger (Cambridge University Press, ), contains an excellent chapter on “Pidgins and creoles” by Patricia C. Nichols (pp).The chapter is a comprehen-sive but very accessible introduction to P/Cs and some of the educational issues concerning them, and.

The study of Pidgins and Creoles. The sociohistorical context of Pidgin and Creole development discussed distinction earlier early emergence English European evidence example existence expansion expressed fact factors foreigner formation French functions German given grammar Guinea Hiri Motu historical illustrate important indigenous.

Creoles as a Type. The German philologist Hugo Schuchardt (, ) was the first to note the challenge of fitting creole languages in the genealogical tree that philologists had designed and which divided Indo-European languages into distinct language the very start, it has been clear to creolists and historical linguists alike that creoles do not constitute a family of Cited by: 1.

The idea that creole languages form a group of languages distinct from non-creoles has long divided the field of creolistics, covering questions of complexity (McWhorterAboh ), and.

This book raises important questions concerning the process of cultural formation and the politics of ethnic categories for multiracial communities in the United States. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina the themes found throughout Louisiana Creoles are especially relevant for students of sociology and those interested in identity issues.".

Dirk Christiaan Hesseling On the Origin and Formation of Creoles: A Miscellany of ArticlesEdited and Translated by T. Markey and Paul T. Roberge.; Author(s): Glenn Gilbert 1Author: Glenn Gilbert.

This book reflects an ongoing shift in the study of contact languages: After a period of history-free universalism, it directs the attention to the individual historical circumstances under which the pidgin and creole languages arose.

The contributions deal with different areas of language structure including phonology, morphology, and syntax, providing a wealth of structural and 5/5(1). On the origin of creoles On the origin of creoles: A Cartesian critique of Neo-Darwinian linguistics by Michel DeGraff 1.

Neo-Darwinian creolistics: Whence and whereto. A sketch The main goal of this essay is to constructively deconstruct the age-old myth that “the world’s simplest grammars are creole grammars” and to demystify.

Pidgins and Creoles and Their Emergence College University of Leipzig Grade 1,0 Author Maria Neumann (Author) Year Pages 16 Catalog Number V ISBN (eBook) ISBN (Book) File size KB Language English Tags. Formation of the P ortuguese Creoles: gradual or abrupt. while t he pages or so of vocabulary require a detailed examination to assess the in uence from other Asian languages such as Malay.

Volume 4: Pidgins and Creoles and Applied Linguistics. Introduction to volume 4. Part Language, law, and language rights Celia Brown-Blake, ‘The Right to Linguistic Non-discrimination and Creole and Creole Language Situations: The Case of Jamaica’, Journal of Pidgin and Creole Langua 1, Within this context, she discusses the role of creative innovation, transmission, and borrowing in creole formation.

Significantly, the book places the study of these languages within the context of current issues of concern to linguistic theory: language acquisition, and universals and change. Creole Languages of the Americas Enslaved by the European superpowers of England, France, Spain, Portugal, and the Netherlands thousands of Africans primarily from the west coast of the continent were transported to the Americas.

The fates of these people varied widely according to where they were located. In Surinam and a few other places, large numbers escaped the plantations to live in the. Lingua 64 () North-Holland ARTICLES AND PLURAL FORMATION IN CREOLES CHANGE AND UNIVERSALS Tore JANSON University Stockholm, Inst.

of Linguistics, Sweden Received June It is shown that contrary to prevalent opinion, creole languages do not all have similar systems for marking definiteness, specificity, and by: Dirk Christiaan Hesseling; T. Markey and Paul T. Roberge (eds.), On the origin and formation of Creoles: a miscellany of articles, pp.

VII-XXI: Publisher: Ann Arbor: Karoma Publishers: ISBN: Publication type: Part of book or chapter of book. Pidgins and creoles are languages that arose in the context of temporary events (e.g., trade, seafaring, and even tourism), or enduring traumatic social situations such as and their origin can be traced back to specific social events analysis can help us highlight mental priorities in.

(The evidence is there.) And Fagone writes the tale with often-elegant, metaphorical prose. He calls the book a love story, but it is of course far more than that The same declassification of secret files that allowed Jason Fagone to write The Woman Who Smashed Codes has led to the publication of several other recent books about women in espionage/5().

Pidgins and creoles incorporate features from languages available to the pidgin/creole makers: the new language is distinct from the languages that shaped it, yet it often retains a sufficient number of their features, that its origin can be traced and identified.

Theories of pidgin and creole genesis are highly debated in creole studies, yet. Pidgins and Creoles: An introduction. Creole Language Library Amsterdam: Benjamins. E-mail Citation» Introductory multiauthor textbook that combines overviews of theories of Creole formation with descriptions of individual languages and discussions of linguistic features that are typically associated with the study of pidgins and Creoles.

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Summary It is generally assumed that the copulas (d/n)a and de in the creoles of Suriname emerged due to processes of reanalysis and grammaticalization from that and there, respectively. While Arends () argued that these processes were triggered and guided by substrate influence, McWhorter (a) explicitly excludes such influence.

Neither of the two studies is. 13 The complex problem of pidgin and creole genesis The history and structure of PCs are characterised by a number of features.1 Any theory that seeks to explain the origin of these languages must be able to account for this basic set of Size: KB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Preliminary versions of most of the chapters in this volume were presented at the 4th Westminster Creolistics Workshop on reduplication in contact languages, held Aprilat the University of Westminster"--Acknowledgements.

Sarah G. Thomason, ‘A Typology of Contact Languages’, in A. Spears and D. Winford (eds.), Pidgins and Creoles: Structure and Status (John Benjamins, ), pp.

71– Bettina Migge, ‘Substrate Influence in Creole Formation: The Origin of Give-type Serial Verb Constructions in the Surinamese Plantation Creole’, JPCL, 13, 2,   BOOK NOTICES feel somewhat uneasy with the term TRANSLATION UNIVERSAL and suggest less exclusive alternatives, such as `law', `regularity', or `tendency'.

This in no way diminishes the value of this collection, which offers an interesting and rewarding insight into this young discipline. [LEA CYRUS, Munster University.] ¨ Creole formation as language contact: The case of the Suriname.

Languages in Contact. Lisa Lim, Umberto Ansaldo; and globalisation, into a comprehensive overview of world Englishes and creoles. Illustrated with a wide range of original examples from typologically diverse languages, including Sinitic, Autronesian, Dravidian and other non-Indo-European varieties, the book focuses on structural analyses of Cited by: 9.

Origin of the term “Creole” This term has changed over time. Diater Woll (), as cited in “In search of a national identity: Creole and Politics in Guadeloupe” (Schnepel, ), supposed that the word Creole came from Spanish: Criollos and then later lost its Hispanic character, evolving into Criole or : Thy Tran.

Substrate influence in creole formation: The origin of give-type serial verb constructions in the Surinamese Plantation Creole Author(s): Bettina Migge Source: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, Vol Issue 2, Janp. - Cited by: emergence of creoles suggests a complex evolution that cannot be accounted for with simplistic invocations of either interlanguage or relexifi cation.

This article presents limitations in the cross-pollination that has been expected from genetic creolistics and research on SLA. The number of studies that connect research on the emergence of cre.

Pidgins and Creoles seem to be very interesting and fascinating for sociolinguists because this topic contains several areas of research like the origin of language, language loss, social contact and language prestige and definitely the rapid development and change of these languages.

The development of Pidgins and Creoles has a long history. The origin of jazz coincides the zenith of popularity for the brass concert band in America.

There was so much work for musicians, so many bands, plenty of motivation to play varied styles and almost all the musicians listened to each other's music. At first, you're just two languages who are sort of seeing each other. Then, you're opening a joint bank account.

The difference between pidgin and creole is a bit more subtle than you think. Creole language: | | ||| | Road sign in |Guadeloupe Creole| meaning |Slow do World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias.

Title: Pidgins and Creoles 1 Pidgins and Creoles 2 Pidgins and Creoles A pidgin is a contact language that developed in a situation where speakers of different languages need a language to communicate.

A pidgin becomes a creole when it is adopted as the native language of a speech community. 3 Creoles in the Caribbean 4 Superstrate and. Maybe because it is spoken in an easily accessible country, Jamaican Creole has received a great deal of attention from creolists, perhaps more than any other ELAC (English-lexifier Atlantic Creole).1 The very first international creole conference was held in Jamaica, in Leif Olsen Dr.

Cynthia Hallen Linguistics Janu The History of Sranan, A Language of Suriname. Dutch may be the official language of Suriname, 1 but most Surinamese speak Sranan, an English-based creole, which has been influenced by Dutch and Portuguese along with some West African languages.

Sranan serves as a lingua franca for about 80% of a population nearing ,AN intelligent understanding of the meaning of the word Creole, as used in Louisiana, must hark back, through bewildering etymological mutations, to the original and genuine sense, the etymon, of the word as used in the Spanish colonies years before the complex society of the earliest settlements at New Orleans and vicinity decreed the necessity for a differentiating nomenclature, describing.