By Catharina Williams-van Klinken, John Hajek, Rachel Nordlinger

ISBN-10: 3895864293

ISBN-13: 9783895864292

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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The Structure of Creole Words: Segmental, Syllabic and Morphological Aspects. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag. Bickerton, D. 1990. Language and Species. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Bollée, A. 2003. Redupliation in Seychelles Creole. In Kouwenberg, S. ). Twice as Meaningful: Reduplication in Pidgins, Creoles, and Other Contact Languages. ] London: Battlebridge. 219–225. Booij, G. 2004. Inflection and derivation. , C. Lehmann, J. Mugdan, W. Kesselheim & S. Skopeteas (eds). Morphologie/ Morphology.

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.

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