Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago

Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago

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Using the historical principles of the Oxford English Dictionary, Lise Winer presents the first scholarly dictionary of this unique language. The dictionary comprises over 12, 200 entries, including over 4500 for flora and fauna alone, with numerous cross-references. Entries include definitions, alternative spellings, pronunciations, etymologies, grammatical information, and illustrative citations of usage. Winer draws from a wide range of sources - newspapers, literature, scientific reports, sound recordings of songs and interviews, spoken language - to provide a wealth and depth of language, clearly situated within a historical, cultural, and social context.funity, mele2 a—Š If you going by the market today, get me some seasoning. sea swallow sea swallow n Sterna hirundo (E ... Small, whitish, with overlapping bands; digs very quickly into beach sand; found esp. along eastern coast of Trinidad.

Title:Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago
Author:Lise Winer
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2009-01-16


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