LINGUIST List 18.1595|
Fri May 25 2007
Qs: Epenthesis and Vowel Harmony; Empirical Creole Studies
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Interaction of Epenthesis and Vowel Harmony?
2. Peter J.
Empirical Creole Studies
Message 1: Interaction of Epenthesis and Vowel Harmony?
From: Sara Finley <finleycogsci.jhu.edu>
Subject: Interaction of Epenthesis and Vowel Harmony?
I am looking for informaiton about the typology of interactions between
epenthesis (deletion too, if relevant) and vowel harmony. For example, are
there languages where the epenthetic vowel is transparent/opaque to harmony
or does the epenthetic vowel always participate?
If anyone has any insights on references, example languages, it would be
highly appreciated, and I will post my results on Linguist if there is
Message 2: Empirical Creole Studies
From: Peter J. Wright <pjw2116columbia.edu>
Subject: Empirical Creole Studies
I'm preparing a comprehensive literature review for a sociolinguistics
class of mine at Teachers College - Columbia University here in New York,
and I was wondering if anyone might know where I could find some recent
empirical studies involving Creole-speaking children and young adults and
the difficulties they face when learning to express themselves in writing
in their Creole's acrolect? I am interested in any ethnic group speaking a
creolized form of any standard language (e.g., Cape Verdean Creole,
I would greatly appreciate any assistance or information that you might be
able to offer me!
Peter J. Wright
MA Student in Applied Linguistics
Teachers College - Columbia University
New York, New York
''If you can't explain something simply, you don't understand it well enough.''
- Albert Einstein
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