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Unformatted text preview: 1) Repetitive Codeswitching in commands: i ) ør´tukun. r˜garana. ør´tukun . 'Let her alone. She better not cry. Let her alone.' Lusim em ! 'Let her alone!' ii) Kisim buai bilong mi ikam. Harim ah? 'Bring my betel nut. Do you hear?' ˜an minjik´ kukuwe! Kakat! 'Bring my betel nut! Hurry up! 2) Repetitive Codeswitching to show emphatic agreement: A: i no gutpela 'that's not good' B ´˜gon wakar´ 'it's not good' A: rabis 'rubbish' B sup waspwa ˜ayar 'really bad' 3) Repetitive codeswitching for its own sake: Mi bai go nau. 'I'm going to go now'. ˜a nda øk π n´tana 'I'm going to go now' Codeswitching in denials and contradictions: A: Minjik ana? anana minijik ana?! 'Where's my betel nut? Where's my betel nut?!' B: Mi no save long minjik bilong yu! 'I don't know about your betel nut !' Codeswitching to create and highlight dramatic contrasts: A: Yu, ´n ambin\n π , ˜a ´n´kut ainda? Wasøn´t\˜a mbøta, nø˜ør kiwøk, ˜a kakun , nau mi stap nau. Mi nogat sik moa. Nau mi stap olgeta, mi wimin taim. nogat sik moa....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course ANT 110 taught by Professor Rukeyser during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '10
- Cultural Anthropology