Lexical borrowing and deborrowing in Spanish in New York City: Towards a synthesis of the social correlates of lexical use and diffusion in immigrant contexts

Lexical borrowing and deborrowing in Spanish in New York City: Towards a synthesis of the social correlates of lexical use and diffusion in immigrant contexts

by Rachel Varra

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781315408927
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Series: Routledge Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 174
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Rachel Varra is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and in Linguistics at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction 

Chapter 2: The Lexical Borrowing Database: Classifying lexical contact phenomena 

Chapter 3: The corpus and analysis 

Chapter 4: An overview of lexical borrowing behavior in Spanish in New York City 

Chapter 5: Immigrant generations in focus 

Chapter 6: Innovation, reproduction and the dissemination of lexical borrowings in Spanish in New York City 

Chapter 7: Deborrowing: Flagged lexical borrowings in Spanish in New York City 

Chapter 8: Synthesis and application of findings 

Appendix A: Stratification of the Otheguy-Zentella Corpus of Spanish in NYC 

Appendix B: Excerpts from the Otheguy-Zentella Corpus by referring chapter 

Appendix C: Results of the homonymy test 

Appendix D: Criteria for lexical borrowing by part of speech category

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