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Predication in Caribbean English Creoles

by Donald Winford

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Published by J. Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Creole dialects, English -- Caribbean Area -- Verb phrase.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-414) and index.

      StatementDonald Winford.
      SeriesCreole language library,, v. 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPM7874.C27 W56 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 419 p. :
      Number of Pages419
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1730069M
      ISBN 109027252319, 1556191642
      LC Control Number92034478

      Pichi is an Afro-Caribbean English Lexifier Creole spoken by some ’ people on the island of Bioko, Equatorial Guinea. Pichi is an offshoot of Krio (Sierra Leone) and shares many.   Donald Winford is Professor of Linguistics at Ohio State University. He is author of Predication in Caribbean English Creoles (), and co-editor of several volumes, including Focus and Grammatical Relations in Creoles () and The Structure and Status of Pidgins and Creoles (). He was president of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics (–), and is Price: $

        Donald Winford is Professor of Linguistics at Ohio State University. He is author of Predication in Caribbean English Creoles (), and co-editor of several volumes, including Focus and Grammatical Relations in Creoles () and The Structure and Status of Pidgins and Creoles (). He was president of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics (–), and is 5/5(1). Most Caribbean varieties of English are as old as Early Modern English, the period in the history of English () when Modern English began to undergo standardisation. These varieties of English belong more to the 'inner circle' than the 'outer circle' by Crystal's definition (Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language), but the.

      The main claim of this paper is that little v is responsible for a range of grammatical properties of the predicate phrase that it selects for. Bilingual light verb constructions in several code-switching varieties provide strong evidence for this claim. It allows us to broaden the empirical scope and deepen the theoretical insights of the Borer-Chomsky Conjecture concerning parametric. The first permanent English colonies were founded at Saint Kitts () and Barbados (). The English language is the third most established throughout the Caribbean; however, due to the relatively small populations of the English-speaking territories, only 14% of West Indians are English speakers. English is the official language of about 18 Caribbean territories inhabited .


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