The Mobilian Trade Language
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The Mobilian Trade Language by James M. Crawford

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Published by University of Tennessee Press .
Written in English


  • Native American Languages,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8343581M
ISBN 100870492535
ISBN 109780870492532

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Mobilian Trade Language Announcing the release of Mobilian Trade Language (Mobilian Jargon) Phrasebook and Lexicon (ISBN ), a beginner’s introduction to this North American indigenous pidgin. Peter Bakker, "Mobilian Trade Language: Phrasebook & Lexicon. By David V. Kaufman," International Journal of American Linguist no. 2 (April ): By David V. Kaufman," International Journal of American Linguist no. 2 (April ): Mobilian Trade Language Phrasebook and Lexicon. 63 likes. Book.   Although focused on Mobilian Jargon’s “descendant” languages, Berquinuvallon apparently applied his description also to the pidgin, if an abridged and questionable English translation that appeared within a few years after the French original (Berquin-Duvallon ; see also Crawford n. 12) is any indication:It [Mobilian Jargon] is notRead More.

Mobilian Trade Jargon (Mobilian Pidgin, Yamá) The Mobilian Trade Jargon was a pidgin trade language based on Choctaw and Chickasaw and used throughout the American southeast. Like all pidgins, the Mobilian Jargon has extremely simplified grammar compared to the complex sentence structure of Choctaw and other Muskogean languages. A regional trade language used by the Mobiles and their neighbors, known as the Mobilian Trade Jargon, is much better-known than their own language. The Mobile no longer exist as a distinct tribe. Most of them are believed to have merged into the Choctaw tribe, where their descendants still live today. Mobilian Trade Language: Phrasebook & Lexicon. By David V. Kaufman. Peter Bakker; pp. – Full Text; PDF; First page. Free. Announcements. p. Full Text; PDF; First page. Download the E-book. Individual Subscribers:Log in for access. e-Book access is included with your individual subscription. Download this issue now: Nonsubscribers. Mobilian Jargon (also Mobilian trade language, Mobilian Trade Jargon, Chickasaw–Choctaw trade language, Yamá) was a pidgin used as a lingua franca among Native American groups living along the Gulf of Mexico around the time of European settlement of the region. It was the main language among Indian tribes in this area, mainly ge family: Muskogean-based pidgin.

Get this from a library! Mobilian jargon: linguistic and sociohistorical aspects of a Native American pidgin. [Emanuel J Drechsel] -- The study of Native American languages has traditionally paid little attention to linguistic convergence, just as linguists focusing on language contact have often neglected Native American cases. Mobilian Trade Language - Mobilian Jargon. likes. Ayokpaci! Welcome to this page for Mobilian Trade Language (MTL), also known as Mobilian Jargon, Chickasaw-Choctaw Trade Language, or, as . Cite this Record. The Mobilian trade language. James Mack Crawford. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. (tDAR id: ). Read this book on Questia. Drawing on fieldwork and archival research, Drechsel presents a grammatical, sociolinguistic, and ethnohistorical study of Mobilian Jargon, a Muskogean-based American Indian pidgin of the Mississippi valley.