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ERIC Number: EJ499446
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
The Wellington Indo-Fijians: Language Shift among Teenage New Immigrants.
Shameem, Nikhat
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v15 n5 p399-418 1994
The Indo-Fijian settlers, who speak Fiji Hindi, a preliterate language, migrated to New Zealand following the 1987 Fiji military coup. This article looks at the maintenance of Fiji Hindi among teenage Indi-Fijian immigrants and the factors contributing to a shift from Fiji Hindi to the use of English in all domains. (40 references) (LR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand (Wellington)