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Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar

The Case of Haitian Creole (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics)

by Claire Lefebvre

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dialectology,
  • Psycholinguistics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Pidgins & Creoles,
  • Language,
  • Hawaii,
  • Linguistics,
  • Creole dialects Creole dialects,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics,
  • Creole dialects,
  • Pidgin languages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages479
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714204M
    ISBN 100521025389
    ISBN 109780521025386
    OCLC/WorldCa71007434


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Creole Genesis Acquisition Grammar (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics) 1st Edition. by Lefebvre (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: This study focuses on the cognitive processes involved in creole genesis: relexification, reanalysis, and direct levelling.

The role of these processes is documented by a detailed comparison of Haitian creole with its two major contributing languages, French and Fongbe, to illustrate how mechanisms from source languages show themselves in creole.5/5(1).

This study focuses on the cognitive processes involved in creole genesis - relexification, reanalysis and direct levelling - processes which the author demonstrates play a significant role in language genesis and change in general. Dr Lefebvre argues that the creators of pidgins/creoles use the parametric values of their native languages in establishing those of.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar by Claire Lefebvre, MaCambridge University Press edition, Paperback in English - 1 editionCited by: Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar The case of Haitian creole This study focuses on the cognitive processes involved in creole genesis – relexification, reanalysis and dialect levelling – processes which the author demonstrates play a significant role in language genesis and change in general.

Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar: the case of Haitian creole. The problem of creole genesis and linguistic theory; 2.

Cognitive processes involved in creole genesis; 3. including clear description of the methods and assumptions involved in the underlying research the book is admittedly written for those with Read more. Get this from a library. Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: the Case of Haitian Creole.

[Claire Lefebvre]. - Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of Haitian Creole Claire Lefebvre Excerpt More information. and explain why these properties are divided as they are.3 In this book, the prob-lem of creole genesis is addressed on the. The Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar book aim of Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar is to test the so-called relexification hypothesis.

Under this hypothesis, creole grammar and lexicon emerge - roughly - in the following way. Substrate speakers take a lexical entry of their mother tongue, copy it, and replace its phonological.

book will certainly provoke responses by people of all theoretical persuasions, who will feel challenged by the strength of Lefebvre's hypotheses and by some of the weaker points in her study (to which I will turn towards the end of this review).

Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar is a substantial and welcome contribution. In the case of creole genesis (e.g., Lefebvre, ) or theories postulating a link between child acquisition and diachronic change (e.g., Lightfoot & Westergaard, ), reanalysis has always.

Claire Lefebvre is the author of Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Functional Categor /5(4). Chapter 3 The relexification account of creole genesis The case of Haitian Creole* This chapter consists of a summary of my book entitled Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: the Case of Haitian Creole published by Cambridge University Press in This book summarises 25 years of funded research at UQAM1 on the problem of creole File Size: 1MB.

Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of Haitian Creole by Claire Lefebvre, S R Anderson (Editor), J Bresnan (Editor) starting at $ Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of Haitian Creole has 2 available editions to buy at. The Acquisition of Mauritian Creole.

Substrata versus Universals in Creole Genesis: Papers from the Amsterdam Creole Workshop, April Kriyol syntax: the Portuguese-based Creole language of Guinea-Bissau (Creole Language Library) Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of Haitian Creole.

Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar. The Case of Haitian Creole, Claire Lefebvre,collection Cambridge studies in linguistics, n 88, Cambridge, Cambridge University : Silvia Kouwenberg. Review of “Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar. The case of Haitian Creole” by Claire Lefebvre Author(s): Pauline Christie; Review of “Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar.

The case of Haitian Creole” by Claire Lefebvre, Page 1 of 1Cited by: 1. The Acquisition of Creole Languages will be essential reading for those in the fields of First Language Acquisition and Creole Studies. Adone takes an interdisciplinary approach, and uses insights from the acquisition of language in the visual modality, making this of great interest to those in the field of Sign Linguistics.

In the views of some researchers of contact languages and of language acquisition it clearly does. Others have a sceptical attitude towards this hypothesis and suggest different solutions in terms of creolization and acquisition.

Creole genesis is a field of linguistic research that has been intensely debated on over the past few decades. Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar.

The case of Haitian creóle reports on the results of over twenty years of research by Lefebvre and associates at UQAM on the relexification hypothesis. Briefly, relexification involves the building of a parallel lexicon into which all the lexical and functional items of.

Creole Genesis and Universality: Case, Word Order, and Agreement Gerald Taylor Snow Department of Linguistics and English Language, BYU Master of Arts The genesis of creole languages is important to the field of linguistics for at least two reasons.

As newly emerging languages, creoles provide a unique window on the human languageAuthor: Gerald Taylor Snow. TY - BOOK AU - Lefebvre, Claire PY - DA - // TI - Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar: the case of Haitian Creole T3 - Cambridge Studies in Linguistics VL - 88 PB - Cambridge Univ.

Press CY - Cambridge SN - ID - ER. Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar: The case of Haitian Creole. New York: Cambridge University Press. Lefebvre, C. Issues in the study of Pidgin and Creole languages. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Lefebvre, C. On the principled nature of the respective contributions of substrate and superstrate languages to a creole’s.

Perspectives on Creole Genesis and Language Acquisition Heather Barikmo1 Abstract Creolists tend to view the genesis of creole languages as more complicated than do other linguists.

While most linguists define creoles as those languages which originate as pidgins and then acquire native speakers, creolists have long questioned the plausibility ofFile Size: KB. Silvia Kouwenberg is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy at the University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica).

Her publications include A Grammar of Berbice Dutch (), Papiamentu (with Eric Murray, ), and Twice as Meaningful: Reduplication in Pidgins, Creoles and Other Contact Languages (edited, ).

13 The complex problem of pidgin and creole genesis The history and structure of PCs are characterised by a number of features.1 Any theory that seeks to explain the origin of these languages must be able to account for this basic set of Size: KB.

This collection in honor of creolist Charlene Junko Sato ( ) brings together contributions by leading specialists in pidgin-creole studies in three primary areas: Pidgin-Creole Genesis and Development; Attitudes and Education, and Creole Discourse and Literature.

The varieties covered come from English, French and Spanish lexical bases and from places as far apart as.

The Acquisition of Creole Languages will be essential reading for those in the fields of First Language Acquisition and Creole Studies. Adone takes an interdisciplinary approach, and uses insights from the acquisition of language in the visual modality, making this of great interest to those in the field of Sign : Dany Adone.

The most technical and most explicit relexification-based scenario for creole genesis is the one elaborated by Claire Lefebvre in her book Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of Haitian (, hereafter "L "). In that scenario, creole creators in Saint-Domingue (modern-day Haiti) were essentiallyFile Size: 4MB.

Naturalistic adult acquisition of French as L2 and French-based creole genesis compared: Insights into creolization and language change. In Creolization and Language Adone and Ingo Plag (eds.).

Tübingen: Max Niemeyer. –Cited by: 3. Naturalistic adult acquisition of French as L2 and French-based creole genesis compared: Insights into creolization and language change.

In Creolization and Language Change. Dany Adone and Ingo Plag (eds.). Tübingen: Max Niemeyer. – Language Acquisition in Creolization and, Thus, Language Change: Some Cartesian- Uniformitarian Boundary Conditions. Language and Linguistics Compass pp. Dekydtspotter, Laurent, Yi-Ting Wang, Bora Kim, Hyun-Jin Kim, Hye-Kyung Kim & Jong Kun Lee.

Columbia University Journals. Through our journals program, the Libraries and our Digital Scholarship team support the creation, discovery, and dissemination of quality open-access research. We seek collaborations with Columbia-affiliated faculty and students who want to ask new questions, play at the borders of currently canonized fields, open Author: Heather Barikmo.

Journal of Pidgin and Creole Langua 2,Claire Lefebvre, ‘The Concatenation of Words into Compounds’, in Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of Haitian Creole (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Haitian Creole (/ ˈ h eɪ ʃ ən ˈ k r iː oʊ l /) is a French-based creole language spoken by 10–12 million people worldwide, and the only language of most Haitians. It is called kreyòl ayisyen or just kreyòl by its speakers, and créole haïtien in Standard ge family: French Creole, Circum.

↑ Singler, J. () The homogeneity of the substrate as a factor in pidgin/creole genesis. Language ↑ Lefebvre, C. () Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar: the case of Haitian creole.

Cambridge University Press. The Bringiers were among Louisiana's most prominent families during most of the 19th century. Though bits and pieces about the family and their many plantations frequently appear in studies on antebellum Louisiana and the Old South, Creole Genesis: The Bringier Family and Antebellum Plantation Life in Louisiana tells—for the first time—the story of three Brand: University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press.

This book treats cognitive issues in creole genesis, language acquisition, and diachrony. It integrates several subdisciplines within linguistics in an effort to reach beyond old arguments and provide possible multidimensional solutions to nagging polemical questions that remain unresolved within at least the field of creole studies but within other areas of linguistics Author: Michael Aceto.

A Creole is a fully-developed language. A Pidgin is not. A pidgin arises when speakers of two different languages encounter one another and have a need for limited communications.

The pidgin incorporates words from both source languages and has a. Mather, P.-A. () Review of C. Lefebvre (), Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar. Studies in LanguageMufwene, S.

() The Universalist and Substrate Hypotheses Complement One Another. In: Pieter Muysken and Norval Smith, eds. Substrata versus Universals in Creole Genesis. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Hebblethwaite, Benjamin. Scrabble as a Tool for Haitian Creole Literacy: Sociolinguistic and Orthographic Foundations.

Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, Lefebvre, Claire. Functional category lexical entries involved in nominal structure. In Creole Genesis and The Acquisition of Grammar, Cambridge:File Size: KB.PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE ().

(c) Oxford University Press, Creole languages, Comparative Method, complexity, typology, language acquisition, language change CREOLE languages in the Caribbean are among the outcomes of peculiar historical From its genesis onward, the notion Creole in linguistics and.Lefebvre, Claire.

The tense, mood, and aspect system of Haitian Creole and the problem of transmission of grammar in creole genesis.

JPCLpp. Lefebvre, Claire & John S. Lumsden. Relexification in creole genesis. Paper read at the MIT Symposium on the role of relexification in creole genesis: The case of Haitian Creole.