Functional Categories in Three Atlantic Creoles : Saramaccan, Haitian and Papiamentu.

This chapter discusses the material presented in this book organized around the various themes announced in the Introduction, and it addresses questions and comments pertinent to the issues related to these themes. The first theme to be addressed is the question of the similarity between the subsyst...

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Author / Creator: Lefebvre, Claire.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2015.
Series:Creole Language Library
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Preface
  • 2. List of abbreviations
  • 3. Chapter 1. Introduction
  • 4. Chapter 2. The nominal structures of Saramaccan, Fongbe and English with reference to Haitian Creole
  • 5. Chapter 3. Coordinating constructions in Fongbe with reference to Haitian Creole
  • 6. Chapter 4. The multifunctionality of Saramaccan taa
  • 7. Chapter 5. On the properties of Saramaccan fu
  • 8. Chapter 6. The multiple facets of Papiamentu ku
  • 9. Chapter 7. On the properties of Papiamentu pa
  • 10. Chapter 8. A new analysis of the Papiamentu clause structure
  • 11. Chapter 9. The properties of functional categories in the three creoles
  • 12. Chapter 10. Conclusion
  • 13. References
  • 14. Index of authors
  • 15. Index of subjects