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- Any of several varieties of English spoken by or associated with Black people, especially people of African origin or in Africa.
- 1977, David Ola Oke, “The genesis of New World Black English”, in Caribbean Quarterly, volume 23, page 65:
- Sranan-Tongo is a New World Black language form produced by the same processes that gave rise to Afro-American and Afro-Caribbean Black English.
- 1997, Rajend Mesthrie, “A sociolinguistic study of topicalisation phenomena in South African Black English”, in Manfred Görlach, Edgar W. Schneider, editors, Englishes Around the World, volume 2, page 119:
- There is little doubt that an African variety of English is very much part of the communicative economy of the new South Africa (for which I shall use the conventional label South African Black English, in short SABE).
- ^ Tom McArthur (1998) Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language