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—and a third one, Romancisation in Africa: Stolz & Bakker & Salas Palomo 2008, see below—edited by Thomas Stolz & Dik Bakker & Rosa Salas Palomo compile contributions presented on two conferences about language contact in Amsterdam 2004 and Bremen 2005. Both volumes open with a short preface emphasizing

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(also cf. Gair, 2003 :780,790). Ansaldo (2008) and Nordhoff (2009 :329-332) show that the SLM system is actually more complex than what Smith presented, with additional parameters like topicality, affectedness and singular number also positively affect the presence of the accusative marker. 5 This

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The present paper originates in a personal enquiry carried out in northwestern Romania, in the margin of the Trajectoire project ( cnrs Lyon 2-Fédération Typologie et universaux linguistiques), which aims to reconsider Talmy’s (2000) typology of verb/satellite-framed languages by resorting

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difficulty. Their speech showed, to different degrees, signs of the intense contact with English in the lexicon, phonology, morphology—and syntax. The question arises as to why certain features of the language are more robust than others in intense language contact situations. The present paper is an attempt

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aux trois variables linguistiques retenues, elles ont été suggérées par les observations antérieures comme terrain potentiellement fertile à l’influence de l’anglais. Il s’agit du passif, de la place et de la fonction de l’adjectif antéposé, et des formes verbales en – ant du participe présent ou du

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, the editors considered these papers worth presenting them to the public and thus decided to edit this small volume of Diversitas Linguarum (Vol. 22). For completion they invited further contributors so that the present volume finally comprised six papers of which two are in Spanish, one in French and

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Linguistik) offers contributions on “colonial linguistics”, a relatively new area of research in German linguistics . The present publication looks at language contact of various languages with German during the period of German colonialism. The themes treated in this book comprise language contact and

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thought […] maintains that present day Krio emerged from varieties of creoles imported to Sierra Leone from the Americas. Another group […] contends that present day Krio is an offshoot of a West African creole that pre-dates the Atlantic Slave Trade. Finney, 2004 : 63 On the basis of historical and

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, which need not coincide ( Bickel et al ., 2013 ); in the present context, we will look at the form and the position of the indexes, leaving trigger potential and conditions out of the present discussion. In terms of alignment, the form of person indexes is mixed accusative-neutral, depending

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Luvian inscriptions of at least the last two Hittite kings, and continued after the fall of the Empire in the hieroglyphic inscriptions of various Iron Age rulers who presented themselves as “heirs” of the Empire. On the other hand, there was “Kizzuwatna Luvian”, another koiné reflected in rituals with

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