Publication details [#51697]

Meyerhoff, Miriam. 2009. Replication, transfer, and calquing: Using variation as a tool in the study of language contact. Language Variation and Change 21 (3) : 297–317.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


Drawing on corpora of Bislama and Tamambo narratives, this study illustrates the potential and limitations of comparing constraint rankings across languages as (counter)evidence of feature transfer in long term language contact cases.