The language of a later, invading people imposed on and leaving features in an indigenous language.
Origin of superstratesuper- (sub)strate
- A layer or stratum adjacent and parallel to another.
- (physics) The sudden increase in the electrical conductivity of some metals as their temperature falls to near absolute zero.
- (photovoltaics) The covering on the sunny side of a photovoltaic (PV) module, providing protection for the PV materials from impact and environmental degradation while allowing maximum transmission of the appropiate wavelengths of the solar spectrum.
- (linguistics) Alternative form of superstratum.
(third-person singular simple present superstrates, present participle superstrating, simple past and past participle superstrated)