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Variation in the reflexive in Australian Kriol

Dickson, Greg; Durantin, Gautier

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With 20,000 speakers across Northern Australia, Australian Kriol is well known to exhibit geographic variation but this has never been systematically studied. This article stems from the first dialectological study of Kriol, focusing on the eastern portion of the Kriol-speaking area. It analyses variation in forms of the Kriol reflexive, which is derived from the English form 'myself/meself' but is invariant for person and number. The analysis utilises random forests modelling to analyse the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-03-02
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/206361
Source: Asia-Pacific Language Variation
DOI: 10.1075/aplv.00005.dic

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