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- depending on a speaker's status. William Stewart, in 1965, proposed the terms acrolect, the highest or most prestigious variety on the continuum, and basilect...
- "Brokin"). It can be spoken as a pidgin, a creole,slang or a decreolised acrolect by different speakers, who may switch between these forms depending on...
- cl****es of cities, or as used in literature and formal settings (the 'acrolect'). The term patois comes from Old French: patois, "local or regional dialect"...
- "acrolect". These terms describe varieties of a given language on a spectrum of similarity to the colonial version of that language: the "acrolect" being...
- Etiquette and language Acrolect Aizuchi Basilect Honorific Netiquette Polite fiction Prescription and description Profanity Semantics Slang Slang dictionary...
- each other. Additional terms such as diatype, genre, text types, style, acrolect, mesolect, basilect, sociolect and ethnolect, among many others, may be...
- forms serving as "basilect" and the more RP-like forms serving as the "acrolect", the most formal register. Most Caribbean varieties are based on British...
- continuum): the variety of the language closest to the lexifier language (the acrolect) cannot be distinguished systematically from intermediate varieties (collectively...
- Etiquette and language Acrolect Aizuchi Basilect Honorific title Honorifics (linguistics) - politeness markers Insult Netiquette Polite fiction Prescription...
- linguistic usages over others, often favouring a particular dialect or "acrolect". This may have the aim of establishing a linguistic standard, which can...
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