Language Contact in the Arctic : Northern Pidgins and Contact Languages / Ernst Hakon Jahr, Ingvild Broch.

  • Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton [2011]
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1 online resource (357 p.)
  • 9783110813302
  • Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
  • In English.
  • Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Feb. 24, 2017)
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  • Frontmatter -- Introduction -- Northern pidgins -- Dual-source pidgins and reverse creoloids: Northern perspectives on language contact -- The special case of Arctic pidgins -- Siberia -- Language contact in northeastern Siberia (Chukotka and Kamchatka) -- Chukchi, English, and Eskimo: A survey of jargons in the Chukotka Peninsula area -- A case of nongenetic development in the Arctic area: The contribution of Aleut and Russian to the formation of Copper Island Aleut -- The Taimyr Peninsula Russian-based pidgin -- Northwestern Russia and Scandinavia -- Solombala-English in Archangel -- The Vardø merchants' reduced Russian -- On the pidgin status of Russenorsk -- Aspect marking and grammaticalization in Russenorsk compared with Immigrant Swedish -- Greenland -- Eskimo pidgin in West Greenland -- North America -- Language contact and pidginization in Davis Strait, Hudson Strait, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence (northeast Canada) -- An Inuit pidgin around Belle-Isle Strait (research note) -- Broken Slavey and Jargon Loucheux: A first exploration -- Arctic origin and domestic development of Chinook Jargon -- Index
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