K. Beyer / R. Kramer (eds.): Language Change under Multilingual Conditions – Case Studies from Africa [PDF]


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FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 24

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144 pp.
2 colour maps, 1 b/w photo, 1 colour chart, 1 colour figure, 8 charts, 1 draft, numerous tables and charts

Text language: English


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 by the contributors, studies of multilingualism / language contact in Africa and descriptions of further Adamawa and Bantu/Bantoid languages of Cameroon:

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