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The Resource The speech of the negros congos of Panama, by John M. Lipski

The speech of the negros congos of Panama, by John M. Lipski

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The speech of the negros congos of Panama
Title
The speech of the negros congos of Panama
Statement of responsibility
by John M. Lipski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The negros congos of Panama's Caribbean coast are a unique cultural manifestation of Afro-Hispanic contact. During Carnival season each year, this group reenacts dramatic events which affected black slaves in colonial Panama, performs dances and pantomimes, and enforces a set of ritual laws' and punishments'. A key component of congo games is a special dialect, the hablar en congos, which is employed by a subset of the congos in each settlement. The present study investigates the congo dialect from a linguistic point of view along two dimensions. The first involves deliberate phonetic, syntact
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lipski, John M
Dewey number
467/.97287
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PM7844.P2
LC item number
L5 1989eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Creole language library,
Series volume
v. 4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creole dialects, Spanish
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • Creole dialects, Spanish
  • Panama
  • Spaanse creooltalen
  • Grammatica
  • Fonologie
  • Mundart
  • Panama
  • Langues créoles espagnoles
  • Langues créoles
  • Langues mixtes
  • Espagnol (langue)
  • Kreolisch-Spanisch
  • Schwarze
Label
The speech of the negros congos of Panama, by John M. Lipski
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-128)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • THE SPEECH OF THE NEGROS CONGOS OF PANAMA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; 1. Introduction: the negros congos of Panama; 1.1The negros congos of Panama; 1.2 The congo ceremonies and games; 1.3 Plan of study; 1.4 Data collection; 1.5 Linguistic preliminaries; Notes; 2. Syntactic and semantic characteristics of congo speech; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Morphological modifications; 2.2.1 Verbal morphology; 2.2.1.1 Regularization of irregular paradigms; 2.2.1.2 Substitution of paradigmatic variants; 2.2.1.3 Occasional modifications
  • 2.2.1.4 Other aspects of the verbal system2.2.2 Nominal morphology; 2.2.3 Adjectival morphology; 2.2.4 Pronominal morphology; 2.2.5 Adverbial morphology; 2.2.6 Prepositional morphology; 2.3 Syntactic modifications; 2.3.1 Use of subject pronouns; 2.3.2 Position of subject pronouns; 2.3.3 Elimination of prepositions; 2.3.4 Syntax of the verb phrase; 2.3.5 Syntax of negation; 2.4 Semantic modifications; 2.4.1 Substitution of semantically opposite elements; 2.4.2 Inversion through negative words; 2.4.3 Inversion through idiomatic expressions; 2.4.4 Partial semantic displacement
  • 2.5 The syntax of semantic inversion2.6 Similarities with vestigial Spanish; Notes; 3. Phonological characteristics of congo dialect; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Fixed phenomena; 3.2.1 Neutralization of /r/ and /r/; 3.2.2 Neutralization of /l/, /d/, /r/ and /r/; 3.2.3 Pronunciation of /b/, /d/, /g/; 3.2.4 Pronunciation of syllable- and word-final /s/; 3.2.5 Pronunciation of word-final /n/; 3.2.6 Summary of fixed phenomena; 3.3 Variable phenomena; 3.3.1 Vocalic substitutions; 3.3.2 Consonantal epenthesis; 3.4 Formation of open syllables; Notes; 4. Congo dialect and Panamanian Spanish: phonology
  • 4.1 Introduction4.2 General phonetic characteristics; 4.3 The archaic element; 4.4 Word-final /n/; 4.5 Behavior of syllable-final /l/ and /r/; 4.6 Reduction of syllable-final /s/; 4.7 Pronunciation of /b/, /d/, /g/; 4.8 Summary; Notes; 5. The possible African basis for congo speech; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The historical basis of congo dialect; 5.3 Grammatical modifications; 5.4 Phonetic modifications; 5.5 Phonetic rhythm and paradigmatic considerations; 5.6 Intonation of congo dialect speech; 5.7 Congo lexical elements; 5.8 Summary; Notes; References; Appendix
Control code
772230201
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 159 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613328335
Lccn
88007617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772230201
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The speech of the negros congos of Panama, by John M. Lipski
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-128)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • THE SPEECH OF THE NEGROS CONGOS OF PANAMA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; 1. Introduction: the negros congos of Panama; 1.1The negros congos of Panama; 1.2 The congo ceremonies and games; 1.3 Plan of study; 1.4 Data collection; 1.5 Linguistic preliminaries; Notes; 2. Syntactic and semantic characteristics of congo speech; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Morphological modifications; 2.2.1 Verbal morphology; 2.2.1.1 Regularization of irregular paradigms; 2.2.1.2 Substitution of paradigmatic variants; 2.2.1.3 Occasional modifications
  • 2.2.1.4 Other aspects of the verbal system2.2.2 Nominal morphology; 2.2.3 Adjectival morphology; 2.2.4 Pronominal morphology; 2.2.5 Adverbial morphology; 2.2.6 Prepositional morphology; 2.3 Syntactic modifications; 2.3.1 Use of subject pronouns; 2.3.2 Position of subject pronouns; 2.3.3 Elimination of prepositions; 2.3.4 Syntax of the verb phrase; 2.3.5 Syntax of negation; 2.4 Semantic modifications; 2.4.1 Substitution of semantically opposite elements; 2.4.2 Inversion through negative words; 2.4.3 Inversion through idiomatic expressions; 2.4.4 Partial semantic displacement
  • 2.5 The syntax of semantic inversion2.6 Similarities with vestigial Spanish; Notes; 3. Phonological characteristics of congo dialect; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Fixed phenomena; 3.2.1 Neutralization of /r/ and /r/; 3.2.2 Neutralization of /l/, /d/, /r/ and /r/; 3.2.3 Pronunciation of /b/, /d/, /g/; 3.2.4 Pronunciation of syllable- and word-final /s/; 3.2.5 Pronunciation of word-final /n/; 3.2.6 Summary of fixed phenomena; 3.3 Variable phenomena; 3.3.1 Vocalic substitutions; 3.3.2 Consonantal epenthesis; 3.4 Formation of open syllables; Notes; 4. Congo dialect and Panamanian Spanish: phonology
  • 4.1 Introduction4.2 General phonetic characteristics; 4.3 The archaic element; 4.4 Word-final /n/; 4.5 Behavior of syllable-final /l/ and /r/; 4.6 Reduction of syllable-final /s/; 4.7 Pronunciation of /b/, /d/, /g/; 4.8 Summary; Notes; 5. The possible African basis for congo speech; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The historical basis of congo dialect; 5.3 Grammatical modifications; 5.4 Phonetic modifications; 5.5 Phonetic rhythm and paradigmatic considerations; 5.6 Intonation of congo dialect speech; 5.7 Congo lexical elements; 5.8 Summary; Notes; References; Appendix
Control code
772230201
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 159 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613328335
Lccn
88007617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772230201
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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