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Secret ManipulationsLanguage and Context in Africa$
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Anne Storch

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199768974

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.001.0001

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Social Distances

Social Distances

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(p.19) 2 Social Distances
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Secret Manipulations
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Anne Storch

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0002

This chapter provides an introduction into the main types of manipulated languages, e.g., play language, honorifics, avoidance languages, etc., and explores socio-registers in Africa. The chapter also presents information on the language ideologies on which these derived languages are based.

Keywords:   play language, honorific, avoidance languages, socio-registers, Africa, language ideologies

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