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Title: Kriyol Syntax: The Portuguese-Based Language of Guinea-Bissau
Written By: Alain Kihm
Description:

This book describes the Portuguese-based Creole which is widely spoken as a first language in Guinea-Bissau. The study focuses on one variety, 'central Kriyol', and aims to present a complete description of the grammar of the language. The theoretical framework for the syntactic analysis is purposely eclectic but relies primarily on Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Crioulo, Upper Guinea
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556191685
ISBN-13: 9781556191688
Pages: 310
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