LINGUIST List 24.3566

Wed Sep 11 2013

TOC: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 28/2 (2013)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <>

Date: 11-Sep-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages Vol. 28, No. 2 (2013)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages Volume Number: 28 Issue Number: 2 Issue Date: 30/08/2013

Main Text:

2013. iv, 253 pp.

Table of Contents


Língua de Preto, the Basic Variety at the root of West African Portuguese Creoles: A contribution to the theory of pidgin/creole formation as second language acquisition
Alain Kihm and Jean-Louis Rouge 203 – 298

Wh-Questions in Colloquial Singapore English: Adaptive traits from vernacular Malay and typological congruence
Yosuke Sato 299 – 322

The transparency of creoles
Sterre Leufkens 323 – 362

On the non-creole basis for Afro-Bolivian Spanish
Sandro Sessarego 363 – 407

Guest Column

It’s not over: Why it matters whether there is a such thing as a creole
John McWhorter 409 – 423

Short Notes

The current state of Sri Lanka Portuguese
Sebastian Nordhoff 425 – 434

Language turned on: What comparative studies and syntactic theory reveals on variation in creole languages
Marlyse Baptista 435 – 440

Book Reviews

The handbook of pidgin and creole studies. Edited by Silvia Kouwenberg & John Victor Singler
Reviewed by John McWhorter 441 – 445

La genèse des créoles de l’Océan Indien. By Robert Chaudenson
Reviewed by Aymeric Daval-Markussen 446 – 449

Second dialect acquisition. By Jeff Siegel
Reviewed by Fredric Field 450 – 453

Bilengism morisien ek angle. (Mauritian and English bilingualism). By Dev Virahsawmy
Dany Adone 454 – 455

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics                             Language Acquisition                             Sociolinguistics                             Typology
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Min Nan (nan)                             Chinese, Yue (yue)                             Malay (mly)                             Malay, Baba (mbf)                             Portuguese (por)                             Spanish (spa)
Language Family(ies): Creole

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