Language Change under Multilingual Conditions

ISBN 978-3-89645-724-0

Language Change under Multilingual Conditions

Case Studies from Africa

Edited by: Klaus Beyer, Raija Kramer. With an introduction by: Klaus Beyer, Raija Kramer. With contributions by: Klaus Beyer, Bruce Connell, Raija Kramer, Holger W. Markgraf, Nico Nassenstein, Henning Schreiber, Georg Ziegelmeyer.

Series: FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin Year 2012, Volume 24

144 pp.
2 colour maps, 1 b/w photo, 1 colour chart, 8 charts, 1 colour figure, 1 draft, numerous tables and overviews
Text language(s): English
Format: 160 x 240 mm
290 g
€ 39.80

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Klaus Beyer / Raija Kramer: Introduction – language change under multilingual conditions

Klaus Beyer: Language development under multilingual conditions – towards an agent based simulation of contact-induced language development

Raija Kramer: On canines, classes and concordances – linguistic variation and norm development in Fulfulde varieties of Ngaoundéré (Adamawa Region, Cameroon)

Henning Schreiber: Linguistic solidarity against ultra-hyper-diversity – Nigerian Pidgin in Lagos

Nico Nassenstein: Style, sociability and innovations in Makerere English

Holger Markgraf: Variation and linguistic change in Mbum

Bruce Connell: Language history and language contact in the Mambiloid Region of Cameroon

Georg Ziegelmeyer: A note on contact scenarios in the wider Lake Chad Region


Under these links you will find publications of the contributors and further studies of language contact and multilingualism in Africa:

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