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Tahitian French: the vernacular French of the Society Islands, French Polynesia. A study in language contact and variation

Love, Susan Betty


The study oflanguage contact has expanded and consolidated over recent years, with theoretical approaches moving beyond a traditional pidgin and creole classification to encompass a wider variety of languages from a variety of contact situations. Studies of migrant language, mixed and restructured varieties and new vernaculars have contributed to a growing understanding of language contact and language change, and to a growing number of labels for the new varieties. This study examines one...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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