Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts: Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond

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In this book, contributors have been brought together to discuss the role of two major factors shaping the grammars of different varieties of English (and of other languages) all over the world: so-called vernacular universals and contact-induced change. Rather than assuming a general typological perspective, the studies in this volume focus on putative universal vernacular features - significant phonological or (morpho-) syntactic parallels found in non-standard varieties of English, English-based Creoles, and also ...

Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts: Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415853293

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