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The morphosyntax of a created language of the Philippines: folk linguistic effects and the limits of relexification

Kelly, Piers

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The Eskaya people of Bohol in the southern Philippines use the Eskayan language and script in specific domains: schooling, church, speechmaking and literary transcription. Both language and script are attributed to an ancestral creator known as Pinay. At first glance, Eskayan appears to be a simple relexification of the regional Visayan language of which Eskaya people are mother-tongue speakers, as translations of the traditional literature into Visayan have the appearance of word-for-word...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9401
Source: Proceedings of the 42nd Australian Linguistic Society Conference 2011

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