By Catharina Williams-van Klinken, John Hajek, Rachel Nordlinger
Publication is written for English audio system studying the grammar and different language utilization principles of Tetun Dili, one of many forms of Tetun, the nationwide language of East Timor.
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Se piisang s-ara-makang. 1sg banana 1sg-prog-eat The presence of languages such as (Mandarin) Chinese, Yoruba, etc. give us enough proof that old E-languages do not have to possess inﬂectional (afﬁxational) morphology. However, we still need to answer the question of whether the possession of inﬂectional morphology implies that a language is old. Gil (2001) shows that Riau Indonesian, while old (from a social perspective) does not make use of inﬂectional morphology, and Ansaldo and Nordhoff (forthcoming) question the correlation between age and the presence of inﬂectional morphology.
Deﬁning Creole. New York: Oxford University Press. Muysken, P. 2004. Pidginization, creolization, and language death. In Booij, G. & C. Lehmann, J. Mugdan, S. Skopeteas & W. Kesselheim (eds). Morphologie/ Morphology. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. 1653–1661. Parkvall, M. 2003. Reduplication in the Atlantic Creoles. In Kouwenberg, S. ). Twice as Meaningful: Reduplication in Pidgins, Creoles, and Other Contact Languages. ] London: Battlebridge. 19–36. Plag, I. ). 2003. Phonology and Morphology of Creole Languages.
A Short Grammar of Tetun Dili (Languages of the World Materials, 388) by Catharina Williams-van Klinken, John Hajek, Rachel Nordlinger