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Lexical usage in southern Louisiana

Mima Babington

Lexical usage in southern Louisiana

by Mima Babington

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Published by Published for the Society by University of Alabama Press in University, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana.
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Dialects -- Louisiana.,
    • Building -- Terminology.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Mima Babington and E. Bagby Atwood. Word list of construction terms [by] T. G. Lish.
      SeriesPublication of the American Dialect Society,, no. 36
      ContributionsAtwood, Elmer Bagby, 1906- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1702 .A5 no. 36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5868186M
      LC Control Number62053357
      OCLC/WorldCa318920

      This is an updated and substantially revised edition of Peter Matthews's well-known Morphology, first published in It includes chapters on inflectional and lexical morphology, derivational processes and productivity, compounds, paradigms, and much new material on markedness and other aspects of Cited by: Definition of lexical. 1: of or relating to words or the vocabulary of a language as distinguished from its grammar and construction Our language has many lexical borrowings from other languages. 2: of or relating to a lexicon or to lexicography lexical methods .

      The most striking feature of Shakespeare is his command of language. It is all the more astounding when one not only considers Shakespeare's sparse formal education but the curriculum of the day. Although certain grammatical treatises were published in Shakespeare's day, organized grammar texts would not appear until the 's. Shakespeare as a youth would have no more systematically studied. Acadians (uh-KAY-dee-enz) - descendants of Nova Scotians who settled in Louisiana in the 18th century. Later shortened to Cajun which became synonymous with the food, music and culture of the Acadian people. Amandine (AH-mahn-deen) - fish or seafood served with a topping of lemon, butter and toasted, slivered almonds. Andouille (AHN-do-ee) - a spicy country sausage used in gumbo and other.

      Creole languages, vernacular languages that developed in colonial European plantation settlements in the 17th and 18th centuries as a result of contact between groups that spoke mutually unintelligible languages. Creole languages most often emerged in colonies located near the coasts of the. Louisiana Creole (kréyol la lwizyàn; French: créole louisianais), also called Louisiana French Creole, is a French-based creole language spoken by far fewer t people, mostly in the state of Louisiana. It is not to be confused with the Louisiana Creole people, despite the similarities of the name, as Louisiana Creole people may speak a variety of languages (e.g., French, Spanish Language family: French, French CreoleLouisiana Creole.


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