Mixing Two Languages: French-Dutch Contact in a Comparative Perspective

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110138375
  • Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
  • Publication date: 2/28/1994
  • Series: Topics in Sociolinguistics Series
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

0 Introduction 1
1 The linguistic situation in Brussels since 1830 5
2 The present study 29
3 Sociolinguistic aspects: Language choice and language mixture 55
4 Borrowing in Brussels Dutch and Brussels French: A general perspective 89
5 Gender assignment to French nouns in Brussels Dutch 123
6 The morphosyntactic integration of borrowed adjectives 143
7 French adverbs and conjunctions in Brussels Dutch 175
8 French-Dutch codemixing 203
9 Conclusion 243
Summary 249
Appendix A: General questionnaire 254
Appendix B: Dutch and French idiom tests 258
Appendix C: Network questionnaire 260
Appendix D: Overview of recordings 261
Appendix E: Overview of informants 264
Appendix F: Gender assignment 267
Notes 269
References 281
Subject index 297
Authors index 298
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