Linguistics and Literature Studies Vol. 2(2), pp. 58 - 64
DOI: 10.13189/lls.2014.020203
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A Study in Gullah as a Creole language, Supported with a Text Analysis


Noura F. Abdou *
Department of English Linguistics, Faculty of Languages, Literature and Cultural Studies, University of Regensburg, 93053,Regensburg, Germany

ABSTRACT

This paper investigates Gullah language in light of some of the discussions that have been revolving around it; such as the nature of Gullah, its history, the demographic setup, the linguistic situation, and the typical features. A text taken from the New Testament in Gullah Sea Island Creole is analyzed in light of a discussion of its features.

KEYWORDS
The Sea Islands, Geechee-speaking Communities, British Dialect, Baby-talk, Africanism in Gullah, Decreolization, Code-switching, Identity Marker

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[1] Noura F. Abdou , "A Study in Gullah as a Creole language, Supported with a Text Analysis," Linguistics and Literature Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 58 - 64, 2014. DOI: 10.13189/lls.2014.020203.

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Noura F. Abdou (2014). A Study in Gullah as a Creole language, Supported with a Text Analysis. Linguistics and Literature Studies, 2(2), 58 - 64. DOI: 10.13189/lls.2014.020203.