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Pacific and Australasia

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ISBN-10: 3110196379

ISBN-13: 9783110196375

Edition: 2008

Authors: Kate Burridge, Bernd Kortmann

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This volume gives a detailed overview of the varieties of English spoken in the Pacific and Australasia, including regional, social and ethnic dialects (such as New Zealand, Australian Vernacular, or Maori English) as well as pidgins and creoles (such as Tok Pisin, Hawaii Creole, or Kriol in Australia).
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Publication date: 3/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 651
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Contents of Companion volumes
List of features: Phonology and phonetics
List of features: Morphology and syntax
General introduction
Introduction: varieties of English in the Pacific and Australasia
New Zealand English: phonology
Regional and social differences in New Zealand: phonology
Maori English: phonology
Australian English: phonology
Regional characterisitics of Australian English: phonology
Australian creoles and Aboriginal English: phonetics and phonology
Bislama: phonetics and phonology
Solomon Islands Pijin: phonetics and phonology
Tok Pisin in Papua New Guinea: phonology
Hawai'i Creole: phonology
Fiji English: phonology
Norfolk Island-Pitcairn English: phonetics and phonology
Synopsis: phonetics and phonology of English spoken in the Pacific and Australasian region
Morphology and Syntax
New Zealand English: morphosyntax
Australian English: morphology and syntax
Australian Vernacular English: some grammatical characteristics
Hypocoristics in Australian English
Australian creoles and Aboriginal English: morphology and syntax
Bislama: morphology and syntax
Solomon Islands Pijin: morphology and syntax
Tok Pisin: morophology and syntax
Hawai'i Creole: morphology and syntax
Fiji English: morphology and syntax
Norfolk Island-Pitcairn English (Pitkern Norfolk): morphology and syntax
Synopsis: morphological and syntactic variation in the Pacific and Australasia
Index of subjects
Index of varieties and languages