Birgitte Jacobsen

List of John Benjamins publications for which Birgitte Jacobsen plays a role.


Jacobsen, Birgitte 2009 Chat – New rooms for language contactVariations on Polysynthesis: The Eskaleut languages, Mahieu, Marc-Antoine and Nicole Tersis (eds.), pp. 249–260
The chat room is a new locus of contact between local languages and the global web language, English. The present paper investigates how Greenlandic chat language responds to contact not only with English, but also with Danish, the former colonial language in Greenland. The data compiled in 2006… read more | Chapter