Language contact in the Arctic : northern pidgins and contact languages / edited by Ernst Håkon Jahr, Ingvild Broch.

  • Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter 1996
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1 online resource (357 p.)
  • 3-11-081330-0
  • English
  • Chiefly papers presented at the 9th International Tromsø Symposium on Language: Arctic Pidgins, which was held June 4-6, 1992, University of Tromsø.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Frontmatter -- Introduction -- Northern pidgins -- Dual-source pidgins and reverse creoloids: Northern perspectives on language contact / Trudgill, Peter -- The special case of Arctic pidgins / Hancock, Ian -- Siberia -- Language contact in northeastern Siberia (Chukotka and Kamchatka) / Comrie, Bernard -- Chukchi, English, and Eskimo: A survey of jargons in the Chukotka Peninsula area / Reuse, Willem J. de -- A case of nongenetic development in the Arctic area: The contribution of Aleut and Russian to the formation of Copper Island Aleut / Golovko, Evgenij V. -- The Taimyr Peninsula Russian-based pidgin / Wurm, Stephen A. -- Northwestern Russia and Scandinavia -- Solombala-English in Archangel / Broch, Ingvild -- The Vardø merchants' reduced Russian / Lunden, Siri Sverdrup -- On the pidgin status of Russenorsk / Jahr, Ernst Håkon -- Aspect marking and grammaticalization in Russenorsk compared with Immigrant Swedish / Kotsinas, Ulla-Britt -- Greenland -- Eskimo pidgin in West Greenland / Voort, Hein van der -- North America -- Language contact and pidginization in Davis Strait, Hudson Strait, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence (northeast Canada) / Bakker, Peter -- An Inuit pidgin around Belle-Isle Strait (research note) / Dorais, Louis-Jacques -- Broken Slavey and Jargon Loucheux: A first exploration / Bakker, Peter -- Arctic origin and domestic development of Chinook Jargon / Samarin, William J. -- Index
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