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Bare np"s in Creole languages

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Published by J. Benjamins Pub. Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Creole dialects -- Noun phrase,
  • Creole dialects -- Syntax

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Marlyse Baptista, Jacqueline Gueron.
SeriesCreole language library -- 31
ContributionsBaptista, Marlyse., Guéron, Jacqueline.
LC ClassificationsPM7831 .B37 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17440424M
ISBN 109789027252531
LC Control Number2007010196

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