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i need a very simple definition of superstrate language...i have found few definitions which are all complicated...so if anyone can help

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Since it appears you are studying language, here are some sites to visit:

1. http://www.unc.edu/~gerfen/Ling30Sp2002/language_contact.html

2. http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~li101is1/FALL03/15-12-03.html

3. http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~li101is1/FALL03/15-12-01.html



These sites define a superstrate language as the language used by the socio-economically dominant group within a community.

http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~li101is1/FALL03/15-12-03.html

http://dannyreviews.com/h/Pidgins_Creoles.html

http://logos.uoregon.edu/explore/socioling/pidgin.html

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