Top 5 most popular articles on South African English at GQOM

A breakdown of the top 5 most popular research articles on SAE at GQOM over the last six months


The possibility of a loan: adverbs and related parts of speech from Afrikaans and ‘vernac’ in South African English

South African English has been assimilating adverbs, adapting, calquing or loaning them from local languages for more than two centuries. In this post, I examine some features of "classical" Afrikaans-derived adverbs in SAE; and describe a number of new ones from isiXhosa, isiZulu, and Setswana that are moving in from the margins