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Thai-English codeswitching: a Hawaiʻi case study
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|Title:||Thai-English codeswitching: a Hawaiʻi case study|
|Keywords:||Code switching (Linguistics) -- Hawaii|
English language -- Social aspects
Thai language -- Social aspects
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2005.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 176-185).
"Over the last three decades, the study of codeswitching has attracted many data-oriented and theory-oriented sociolinguists and syntacticians. It provides an avenue to understanding the relationship between social processes and linguistic forms. In this vein, the present study examines Thai/English codeswitching practiced by a group of Thai people in Hawai'i from two perspectives: sociolinguistic as well as syntactic. In this study, different theoretical models are tested against each aspect of codeswitching. ..."--Abstract.
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xv, 185 leaves, bound ill. 29 cm
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