ERIC Number: EJ506752
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Semantic Boundaries in the Lexicon: Example from Jamaican Patois.
Davidson, Cecelia; Schwartz, Richard G.
Linguistics and Education, v7 n1 p47-64 1995
Explored bilingualism between Jamaican patois and standard English to gain insight into the semantic lexicon and investigate if there is extinction, replacement, or extension of the patois meanings with the linguistically shared words, such as "salad," in 20 adults given 2 tasks to perform. Results suggest modification of the compound and coordinate categorization model of the lexicon of bilinguals. (14 references) (Author/NAV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Jamaica