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By Parth Bhatt, Tonjes Veenstra

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It truly is commonly assumed that Creole languages shape a separate type from the remainder of the world’s languages. The papers during this quantity, written by way of the world over popular students within the box of Creole reviews, search to discover extra deeply this in most cases held assumption through evaluating the linguistic houses of particular Creole languages to one another and in addition to non-Creole languages. utilizing quite a few methodological and analytical methods, the contributions to this quantity exhibit that the linguistic category of Creole languages is still an issue of excessive debate that calls for the second look of the premises of linguistic typology. what's the linguistic motivation for because languages are similar or unrelated? How and why do universal linguistic homes come up? Are Creoles certainly unparalleled? This quantity examines those questions and gives a robust origin for persisted learn into the phonological, morphological, syntactic and semantic positive aspects present in Creole languages. each one of these articles have been formerly released within the Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 26:1 (2011). the thing by way of Jeff solid used to be formerly released within the Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 27:1 (2012).

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