How is a New Language Born? | Kriol, and the case of northern Australia

In many areas of northern and central Australia, language loss has been accompanied by language genesis. Indigenous youth are creating new languages which combine the sounds, words and grammar from traditional languages and Indigenous English varieties. The younger generations who create these languages claim them as in-group languages which express both their traditional heritage and modern lives. Read the full article: How are New Languages Born? | World Economic Forum

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