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contact language

n.
See pidgin.
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The third, based on evidence from the Pacific,1 posits that substrate influence took place during nativization of an extraterritorial contact language.
One suggestion that this paper aims to advance is that English is not only a foreign language in Switzerland but also a multilingua franca, defined by Jenkins (2015) as a contact language among speakers of different native languages (L1), or any use of English among speakers of different L1s for whom English is the communicative medium of choice.
Dogruoz and Backus 2009) (2), and quantitative influence, that is, patterns that are frequent in one language affect the frequency of parallel patterns in a contact language.
In short, an ELF context is any communicative situation in which speakers from two or more linguacultural backgrounds use English as a contact language.
We did not have a fixed plan to follow; on the contrary, since our main concern was to contact language teachers from rural areas we decided to be as flexible as possible in terms of the procedures we should follow to collect data from them.
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Says Payodhi, "I strongly feel that there is a communication gap between government functionaries and tribal communities due to absence of contact language.
Hindustani, as a contact language, was also in frequent use particularly in public life, in urban areas.
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Tribal communities become bilinguals ill their mother tongues and the dominant contact language so that their mother tongues are maintained, albeit in a marginalized manner mostly confined to the home domains only.
In Tok Pisin, the contact language, 'to win' and 'wind' are both translated by 'win'.
The sociolinguistic situation of Egyptian-ruled Canaan, where Akkadian had already attained currency as a written language in the Middle Bronze Age and Hurrian was introduced in the Late Bronze, would appear to have been an excellent locus for development of a contact language, and other known hybrid languages would seem to provide good analogies on the basis of which to explain Canaano-Akkadian.