Decreolization vs. Creolization

Decreolization vs. Creolization — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Decreolization and Creolization

Decreolizationnoun

The loss of creole features in an original creole language as the result of contact with a language that was one of its ancestors.

Creolizationnoun

(linguistics) the process of a pidgin rapidly expanding its vocabulary and grammatical rules, ultimately becoming a creole.

Decreolizationnoun

The process of decreolizing.

Creolizationnoun

(Trinidad and Tobago) of Indo-Trinidadians, the process of assimilation into the dominant Creole culture.

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