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On languages on islands

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On languages on islands. / Nash, Joshua; Bakker, Peter; Bøegh, Kristoffer Friis; Daval-Markussen, Aymeric; Haberland, Hartmut; Kedwards, Dale; Ladhams, John; Levisen, Carsten; Markússon, Jón Símon; Robbe, Joost; Willemsen, Jeroen.

In: Acta Linguistica Hafniensia, Vol. 52, No. 1, 01.2020, p. 81-116.

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Harvard

Nash, J, Bakker, P, Bøegh, KF, Daval-Markussen, A, Haberland, H, Kedwards, D, Ladhams, J, Levisen, C, Markússon, JS, Robbe, J & Willemsen, J 2020, 'On languages on islands', Acta Linguistica Hafniensia, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 81-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/03740463.2020.1736747

APA

Nash, J., Bakker, P., Bøegh, K. F., Daval-Markussen, A., Haberland, H., Kedwards, D., Ladhams, J., Levisen, C., Markússon, J. S., Robbe, J., & Willemsen, J. (2020). On languages on islands. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia, 52(1), 81-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/03740463.2020.1736747

CBE

Nash J, Bakker P, Bøegh KF, Daval-Markussen A, Haberland H, Kedwards D, Ladhams J, Levisen C, Markússon JS, Robbe J, Willemsen J. 2020. On languages on islands. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia. 52(1):81-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/03740463.2020.1736747

MLA

Nash, Joshua et al. "On languages on islands". Acta Linguistica Hafniensia. 2020, 52(1). 81-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/03740463.2020.1736747

Vancouver

Nash J, Bakker P, Bøegh KF, Daval-Markussen A, Haberland H, Kedwards D et al. On languages on islands. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia. 2020 Jan;52(1):81-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/03740463.2020.1736747

Author

Nash, Joshua ; Bakker, Peter ; Bøegh, Kristoffer Friis ; Daval-Markussen, Aymeric ; Haberland, Hartmut ; Kedwards, Dale ; Ladhams, John ; Levisen, Carsten ; Markússon, Jón Símon ; Robbe, Joost ; Willemsen, Jeroen. / On languages on islands. In: Acta Linguistica Hafniensia. 2020 ; Vol. 52, No. 1. pp. 81-116.

Bibtex

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abstract = "Islands as specific research sites in their own right have been given little direct attention by linguists. The physical segregation, distinctness, and isolation of islands from mainland and continental environments may provide scholars of language with distinct and robust sets of singular and combined case studies for examining the role of islandness in any appreciation of language. Whether distinct and particular sociolinguistic and typological phenomena can be attributable to islands and their islandness and vice versa remains unexplored. This position article considers the possibility of there being anything particular and peculiar about languages spoken on islands as compared to languages spoken on mainlands and continents. It arose out of a workshop titled {\textquoteleft}Exploring island languages{\textquoteright} held at Aarhus University, Denmark on 30 April 2018. The main question posed was: Is there anything special socially, linguistically, grammatically, and typologically about the languages of islands? If so, is it possible to talk about such a thing as an island language?.",
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