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Growth and structure of the lexicon of New Guinea pidgin

Mülhäusler, Peter

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This thesis describes the development and present-day manifestation of the lexicon , in particular the derivational lexicon , of New Guinea Pidgin (Tok Pisin ) , a form of Pidgin English spoken in Papua New Guinea. The linguistic description is embedded in and related to a description of the external history of this language and the social context in which it is used in the present . The thesis is divided into seven chapters . Chapter I provides introductory notes on the language and i...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/130874

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