African Sounds in Gullah Geechee and on Middle Caicos

  title={African Sounds in Gullah Geechee and on Middle Caicos},
  author={Thomas B. Klein},
  journal={The Black Scholar},
  pages={22 - 31}
  • T. B. Klein
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Linguistics
  • The Black Scholar
L ORENZO Dow TURNER'S (1949) Afticanisms in the Gullah Dialed is a priceless source of insight and material on Gullah from the first half of the twentieth century. Gullah is also known as Geechee in Georgia and elsewhere. Consequently, the name of the language and of the associated culture is rendered as Gullah Geechee or Gullah/ Geechee today. I mostly utilize Turner's (1949) term in what follows for ease of comparison. Afticanisms in the Gullah Dialect features at its core an extensive… 
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