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" The constant code-switching required by the daily interaction routine has had some far reaching effects on local grammatical systems. When considered alone, to be sure, each local variety seems distinct. A historical linguist would readily identify particular... "
Linguistic Convergence and Areal Diffusion: Case Studies from Iranian ... - Page 158
edited by - 2005 - 373 pages
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Pidginization and Creolization of Languages

International Conference On Pidgin And Creole Languages. 1968. Mona, Jamaique - 1971 - 530 pages
...on local grammatical systems. When considered alone, to be sure, each local variety seems distinct. A historical linguist would readily identify particular...translatability from one local utterance to the other. This translatability can be illustrated by the following example, which is taken from a corpus of almost...
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Language Change and Language Contact in Pidgins and Creoles

John H. McWhorter - 2000 - 503 pages
...generations of sustained contact, the three codes reveal "a single syntactic surface structure" (p. 155) and "an extraordinary degree of translatability from one local utterance to the other" (p. 154). Clearly the St. Lucian case differs in many respects, but the issue of intertranslatability...
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Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean

Michael Aceto, Jeffrey Payne Williams - 2003 - 320 pages
...typologically (as well as lexically) distinct when defined in normative terms, were found to exhibit "an extraordinary degree of translatability from one local utterance to the other" and "a single syntactic surface structure" in Kupwar (154155). The result of sustained language...
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