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    Usage of creolize

    Hello,

    Could you help me understand the usage of 'Creolize'?
    Can two different languages be creolized?

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    Re: Usage of creolize

    In what context did you encounter the word?

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    Re: Usage of creolize

    I am confused as to whether a foreign language can be creolized with a local language?

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    Re: Usage of creolize

    Creolization is the process of creating a new, creole language from two parent languages. I don't think you could say that you creolized​ the parent languages.
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    Re: Usage of creolize

    If a rapper raps in both Spanish and English, can we say,'it is an example of creolization'.
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    I have seen people around me who use some native language words, and they add 'ing' form of the verb to their native root word to express a complete thought, sometimes due to lack of vocabulary and sometimes they want to make it more catchy.
    I am looking for a word to express this strange mix of languages within a sentence.

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    Re: Usage of creolize

    Quote Originally Posted by gurpreetgill4u View Post
    If a rapper raps in both Spanish and English, can we say,'it is an example of creolization'.
    Context:
    I have seen people around me who use some native language words, and they add 'ing' form of the verb to their native root word to express a complete thought, sometimes due to lack of vocabulary and sometimes they want to make it more catchy.
    I am looking for a word to express this strange mix of languages within a sentence.
    I am not a linguist, but I don't think that counts as creolization which is more than the process of absorbing and modifying loanwords. This wikipedia article discusses creole language extensively.

    The process you describe may qualify as code-mixing.
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