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Title The morphosyntax of reiteration in Creole and non-Creole languages [electronic resource] / edited by Enoch O. Aboh, Norval Smith, Anne Zribi-Hertz.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (286 pages) : illustrations.
Series Creole language library ; vol. 43
Creole language library ; v. 43.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Reduplication beyond the word level : a cross linguistic view / Enoch O. Aboh, Norval Smith & Anne Zribi-Hertz -- The morphosyntax of non-iconic reduplications: a cast study in eastern Gbe and Surinam creole / Enoch O. Aboh & Norval Smith -- Verb focus in Haitian: from lexical reiteration to predicate cleft / Harby Claude & Anne Zribi-Hertz -- Verb doubling in Breton and Gungbe: obligatory exponence at the sentence level / Mélanie Jouitteau -- NN constructions in modern Hebrew / Dana Cohen -- Attenuative verbal reduplication in Mauritian: a morph-semantic approach / Fabiola Henri -- Reduplication in São Tomense: issues at the syntax-semantics interface / Emmanuel Schang -- Reiteration in Pichi: forms, functions and areal-typological perspectives / Kofi Yakpo.
Summary This is a new contribution to a theory of reiteration in natural languages, with a special focus on creoles. Reiteration is meant to denote any situation where the same form occurs (at least) twice within the boundaries of some linguistic domain. By including two case studies bearing on Hebrew and Breton alongside five chapters on creole languages (Surinam creole, Haitian, Mauritian, São Tomé and Pitchi), this volume brings counter-evidence to the claim that reiteration phenomena are particularly typical of creoles. And by exploring the syntax of reiteration alongside its morphology, the autho.
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Subject Creole dialects -- Morphosyntax.
Creole dialects -- Morphology.
Creole dialects -- Syntax.
Repetition (Rhetoric)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Aboh, Enoch Oladé.
Smith, Norval.
Zribi-Hertz, Anne.
Other Form: Print version: Morphosyntax of reiteration in Creole and non-Creole languages. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012 9789027252661 (DLC) 2012006326 (OCoLC)778314755
Print version: Aboh, Enoch O. Morphosyntax of Reiteration in Creole and Non-Creole Languages. Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©2012 9789027252661
ISBN 9789027274557 (electronic bk.)
902727455X (electronic bk.)
9789027252661 (hb. ; alk. paper)
9027252661 (hb. ; alk. paper)