Is Ebonics a Language?

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November 27, 2016

 

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It is also a set of rules combined to establish a designated communication system. In analyzing the two different meanings of language, Ebonics can be classified in both cases, but subcategorized under a main language, English. If one is able to classify Ebonics as a language, then why not classify Gullah, and "proper" English as separate languages as well? Many may consider Ebonics to be a language simply because it sometimes needs to be translated...
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If one is able to classify Ebonics as a language, then why not classify Gullah, and "proper" English as separate languages as well? Many may consider Ebonics to be a language simply because it sometimes needs to be translated. Looking at it from a technical standpoint, almost everything in English is its own separate language, because each person has his or her own meaning when using specific words...
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