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A Dictionary of European Anglicisms: A Usage Dictionary of Anglicisms in Sixteen European Languages
     

A Dictionary of European Anglicisms: A Usage Dictionary of Anglicisms in Sixteen European Languages

by Manfred Gorlach
 

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The first dictionary of its kind to provide an exhaustive comparative treatment of the influence of English on other European languages. Covering sixteen selected languages from different language families, entries consist of words which are recognizably English in form and which appear in at least one of the languages tested. Entries are comprised of a brief

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The first dictionary of its kind to provide an exhaustive comparative treatment of the influence of English on other European languages. Covering sixteen selected languages from different language families, entries consist of words which are recognizably English in form and which appear in at least one of the languages tested. Entries are comprised of a brief definition, followed by a summary paragraph containing a wealth of historical and linguistic information. Many entries are also accompanied by a grid summarizing the distribution of the word across Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199283064
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/15/2005
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Manfred Görlach is Professor in the Department of English at the University of Köln, Germany

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