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Latin: A Linguistic Introduction

By Renato Oniga and Norma Shifano

Applies the principles of contemporary linguistics to the study of Latin and provides clear explanations of grammatical rules alongside diagrams to illustrate complex structures.

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The Ancient Language, and the Dialect of Cornwall, with an Enlarged Glossary of Cornish Provincial Words

By Frederick W.P. Jago

Containing around 3,700 dialect words from both Cornish and English,, this glossary was published in 1882 by Frederick W. P. Jago (1817–92) in an effort to describe and preserve the dialect as it too declined and it is an invaluable record of a disappearing dialect and way of life.

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Linguistic Bibliography for the Year 2013

The Linguistic Bibliography is by far the most comprehensive bibliographic reference work in the field. This volume contains up-to-date and extensive indexes of names, languages, and subjects.

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Journal Title: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages
Volume/Issue:   27 / 2
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iv, 185 pp.


Grammatical variation in Bequia (St Vincent and the Grenadines)
Miriam Meyerhoff and James A. Walker

Preverbal no-negation in Gullah
Rudolph C. Troike

French and underdevelopment, Haitian Creole and development: Educational language policy problems and solutions in Haiti
Benjamin Hebblethwaite

Multi-verb constructions in Sri Lanka Malay
Sebastian Nordhoff

Short Notes

What can you find on YouTube, that’s sociolinguistically interesting?: A look at the plural marking in the Virgin Islands Creole on St. Croix
Emilia Wrobel

On Universal Grammar, the Bioprogram Hypothesis and Creole Genesis: An interview with Noam Chomsky
Marlyse Baptista

Guest Column

The Nature of Argument: Is the Creole Exceptionalism Hypothesis Dead?
John McWhorter

Book Review

The Emergence of pidgin and creole languages. By Jeff Siegel
Reviewed by John McWhorter
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Creole, Afro-Seminole
Creole English, Sea Island
Creole, Haitian
Creole Malay, Sri Lankan
Creole English, Virgin Islands
LL Issue: 23.3611