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The Relabeling-Based Theory of Creole Genesis

Claire Lefebvre

in Relabeling in Language Genesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199945290
eISBN:
9780190201203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945290.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The content of this chapter is intended to introduce the relabeling-based theory of creole genesis to readers who are not familiar with it, as well as to present its latest developments to those who ... More


Relabeling in Language Genesis

Claire Lefebvre

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199945290
eISBN:
9780190201203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945290.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Relabeling is a process that consists in assigning a lexical entry of languagex a new label derived from a phonetic string drawn from languagey. This process plays a central role in the formation of ... More


Introduction

Claire Lefebvre

in Relabeling in Language Genesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199945290
eISBN:
9780190201203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945290.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a formal definition of the process of relabeling and introduces the issues and topics that will be addressed in this book: relabeling as a central process in language ... More


Relabeling in Two Different Theories of the Lexicon

RenÉe Lambert-BrÉtiÈre and Claire Lefebvre

in Relabeling in Language Genesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199945290
eISBN:
9780190201203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945290.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

By its very nature, relabeling takes place in the lexical component of the grammar. By hypothesis, different theories of the lexicon should make different predictions as to the nature of the lexical ... More


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