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Why pidgin is created?

The Independent Parallel Development Theory. This theory is also called “Polygenetic Theory” and it says that pidgins arose independently and developed along parallel lines. That means that all pidgin languages developed in the same way: predominantly European superstrates come together with African substrates.

Q. What is Monogenetic theory of language?

Monogenetic approaches explain the structural similarities between most or all European-based pidgins (and creoles) with a common origin. According to monogenetic theories, all pidgins have a common origin, the proto-pidgin. Thus, pidgins are genetically related and descent from a common ancestor.

Q. What is the independent parallel development theory?

The Independent Parallel Development Theory. This theory is also called “Polygenetic Theory” and it says that pidgins arose independently and developed along parallel lines. That means that all pidgin languages developed in the same way: predominantly European superstrates come together with African substrates.

Characteristics shared by most pidgins:

  • Typologically most closely resemble isolating languages.
  • Uncomplicated clausal structure (e.g., no embedded clauses, etc.)
  • Reduction or elimination of syllable codas.
  • Reduction of consonant clusters or breaking them with epenthesis.
  • Elimination of aspiration or sound changes.

Q. What is Creolization linguistics?

Creolization is a term referring to the process by which elements of different cultures are blended together to create a new culture. The word creole was first attested in Spanish in 1590 with the meaning ‘Spaniard born in the New World’.

Q. What do you mean by Monogenetic?

Definition of monogenetic 1 : relating to or involving monogenesis. 2 : of, relating to, or being any of a class (Monogenea) of flatworms that ordinarily live as ectoparasites on a single host (such as a fish or amphibian) throughout their entire life cycle.

Q. What is universalist theory?

Universalism is defined as the principle that a given value, behavior, theory, or treatment will be the same across all groups independent of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, and other social identities.

Q. What is Pidgin in sociolinguistics Slideshare?

a simplified language made up of parts of two or more languages, used as a communication tool between speakers whose native languages are different. So pidgin is a language with no native speakers: it is no one’s first language but is a contact language.

Q. What is the role of pidgin in communication?

Pidgin plays a major role as it enables students from different cultural backgrounds to communicate with each other in any informal environment because there are no rules guiding its usage unlike the standard English where you have to abide by the rules of concord, syntax, phonology and semantics among others.

For linguists, pidgins are simplified languages that develop as a means of communication between two or more groups that do not have a language in common. Many pidgins have been developed around the world because of trade, plantation systems, and maritime activities.

Q. What is monogenetic give an example?

Entamoeba histolytica is a protozoan parasite responsible for a disease called amoebiasis. It occurs usually in the large intestine of humans. Its life cycle is monogenetic as it does not require any intermediate host.

Q. What is monogenetic and Digenetic?

Monogenetic parasites are the parasites that complete their life cycles in one host only. Digenetic parasites are those that need more than one host (usually two) to complete their life cycles.

Q. What is the monogenetic theory of pidgins?

Monogenetic theory of pidgins. According to the theory of monogenesis in its most radical form, all pidgins and creole languages of the world can be ultimately traced back to one linguistic variety. This idea was first formulated by Hugo Schuchardt in the late 19th century and popularized in the late 1950s and early 1960s by Taylor (1961)…

Q. What is the monogenesis origin of pidgins and Creoles?

Thus, the monogenesis origin of pidgins and creoles of the world. language. “In linguistics, monogenism refers to the theory that all languages derive from independently on more than one occasion” (Wikipedia). Therefore, “the quest to discover a common origin for pidgins and creoles -that is the quest for a monogenesis theory of

Q. What is monogenism in linguistics?

“In linguistics, monogenism refers to the theory that all languages derive from independently on more than one occasion” (Wikipedia). Therefore, “the quest to discover a common origin for pidgins and creoles -that is the quest for a monogenesis theory of are originated and distributed in different parts of the world.

Q. What is polygenesis theory of origin?

The advocates of polygenesis theories subscribe to the hypothesis of multiplicity of origins of the pidgins with the varied indigenous languages. and creoles generated from Bangla in distant parts of the world. Thus, the monogenesis origin of pidgins and creoles of the world.

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