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Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405-7000)
Albert Valdman (Project Director: May 1977 to present)
Computer-Assisted Lexicographic and Lexicological Research in Creole French [LRLR]

The preparation of the first proper dictionary for Creole French, a language spoken by more than five million persons in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean. The primary dialect selected is that of Haiti where ninety per cent of the population are monolingual speakers of Creole.

Project fields:

Reference Materials - Tools

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$45,000 (approved)
$44,737 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1977 – 6/30/1981