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ERIC Number: EJ188883
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Publication Date: 1978
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The Fate of Morphological Complexity in Language Death: Evidence From East Sutherland Gaelic
Dorian, Nancy D.
Language, 54, 3, 590-609, Sep 78
Simplification in structure and confluence between the local-language structure and the prestige-language structure are usually predicted in language death as in pidginization. For a dying Scottish Gaelic dialect, speakers were tested in the two most excessively complex morphological structures the dialect offers. (Author/NCR)
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Language: English
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