creolized language


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cre·o·lized language

 (krē′ə-līzd′)
n.
A language derived from a pidgin but more complex in grammar and vocabulary than the ancestral pidgin because it has become the native tongue of a community.
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In the west Indies where Adam suffered amnesia, the past is fragmentary and is pieced together from the voices of English bards, the rhythms of Africa and the creolized language of the region.
These words of the Ancestor in the Fourth Century capture much of the spirit of the task Monsieur Glissant (21 September 1928--3 February 2011) set himself and something of the flavour of the creolized language in which he sought to do it.
The double negative, moreover, is so typical of another creolized language, the Dutch-based Afrikaans spoken in South Africa; (8) the double negative also exists in the Dominican Republic, and this variety has been the object of an extremely interesting article by A.
For example, Standard Jamaican English is the acrolect where Jamaican Creole is spoken." If, like me, you nodded during Creole 101, you'll probably find this flashcard of use: "creolized language n.
While in this early essay Jolas theorized the aesthetic work of spoken patois and creolized languages, his own creative contributions to transition in this period neglect these spoken forms for fantastical fusions of his own invention.
(5.) Berruto (1993) points out problems with the image of the linguistic continuum (similar to a linguistic spectrum), and he cautions that there are no intermediate, hybrid or creolized languages formed from a mixture of Italian and dialect.
The title, Nation Dance, is meant to invoke Kamu Braithwaite's use of the term "nation language" to describe the creolized languages of the Caribbean, which emerged from the interplay of the various languages that came together in the Caribbean environment.