Creole languages, vernacular languages that developed in colonial european plantation settlements in the 17th and 18th centuries as a result of contact between groups that spoke mutually unintelligible languages. Creole languages have a curious status in linguistics, and at the same time they often have very low prestige in the societies in which they are spoken these two facts may be related, in part because they circle around notions such as “derived from” or “simplified” instead of “original” rather than simply taking the notion of “creole” as a given and trying to account for its.
Haitian creole is a creole language spoken by about 85 million people in haiti there are a further 35 million speakers in a number of countries, including canada, the usa, france, the dominican republic, cuba, the bahamas and other caribbean countries. In the past, the creole languages of the world were regarded as “uncivilized” or “broken” speech – imperfect, childish copies of the colonial languages from which they were derived, whether english, french, portuguese or spanish.
Two languages the civil war and reconstruction accelerated the process of americanization and drove creole and french languages and cultures into increasing isolation public schools, temporarily integrated by the constitution of 1868, outlawed the use of french in the classroom.
A creole is a native language to its speakers (although they may also speak a mother language in addition) middle english--it is argued by some scholars--was a creole language that evolved when old english encountered norman french. Wikipedia gives the following definition online: “a creole language, or simply creole, is a stable natural language that has developed from a pidgin (ie, a simplified language or simplified mixture of languages used by non-native speakers), becoming nativized by children as their first language, with the accompanying effect of a fully. Development of creole languages creole can be found in a variety of areas, most notably on the island of haiti and in the southern united states, especially in louisiana while the haitian and louisiana forms of creole are both french-based and generally recognized as the most prominent creole languages, other types of creole do exist.
A creole language is a stable natural language developed from a mixture of different languages unlike a pidgin , a simplified form that develops as a means of communication between two or more groups, a creole language is a complete language, used in a community and acquired by children as their native language.
These new languages derived from pidgins are what are termed in linguistics, creoles in the case of belize, it was slaves from west africa brought by the british that gave birth to its creole language.
A creole is a fully-developed language a pidgin is not a pidgin arises when speakers of two different languages encounter one another and have a need for limited communications the pidgin incorporates words from both source languages and has.