Pidgins and creoles (was: Sign language)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, September 14, 1998, 16:03|
Pablo Flores wrote:
> There was a section about pidgins and creoles too. They only talked about _the_
> Creole, in the Caribbean region. Does anybody have a list of creoles, or links
> to pages about them?
See http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/families/Creole.html , which
lists 66 Creole languages grouped by the base language:
Afrikaans, Arabic, Assamese, Cree, Dutch, English, French,
German, Kongo, Malay, Ngbandi, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Teton.
Also see http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/families/Pidgin.html , which
lists 11 Pidgin languages based on English, French, Hausa, Malay,
Mascoian, Motu, Swahili, and Zulu, plus mixed Amerindian languages.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)