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Creole dialects

LC control 85033909
LC classificationPM7831 PM7875
Topical headingCreole dialects
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Variant(s)Creole languages
Creolized languages
See alsoLanguages, Mixed
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Pidgin languages
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Scope noteHere are entered works discussing pidgin languages that have become established as the native language of a speech community. Works discussing lingua francas which are native to none of those using them and are characterized by a simplified grammar and often mixed vocabulary are entered under the heading Pidgin languages. Works discussing auxiliary, sometimes mixed, languages used among groups having no other language in common are entered under the heading Lingua francas. Works discussing languages resulting from the intermingling of phonological, grammatical and/or lexical elements from different languages in areas of intensive language contact are entered under the heading Languages, Mixed.
Subject example tracingNotes under Languages, Mixed; Lingua francas; Pidgin languages