New Perspectives on Lexical Borrowing: Onomasiological, Methodological and Phraseological Innovations

New Perspectives on Lexical Borrowing: Onomasiological, Methodological and Phraseological Innovations

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614515913
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Language Contact and Bilingualism [LCB] Series , #7
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Eline Zenner, KU Leuven, Belgium; Gitte Kristiansen, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Onomasiological, methodological and phraseological perspectives on lexical borrowing Eline Zenner Gitte Kristiansen 1

A usage-based approach to borrowability Ad Backus 19

What makes a catchphrase catchy? Possible determinants in the borrowability of English catchphrases in Dutch Eline Zenner Dirk Speelman Dirk Geeraerts 41

Formal variance and semantic changes in borrowing: Integrating semasiology and onomasiology Esme Winter-Froemel 65

Measuring and comparing the use and success of loanwords in Portugal and Brazil: A corpus-based and concept-based sociolectometrical approach Augusto Soares da Silva 101

Comparing the usage of Maori loans in spoken and written New Zealand English: A case study of Maori, Pakeha, and Kiwi Alexander Onysko Andreea Calude 143

English loanwords and their counterparts in Dutch job advertisements: An experimental study in association overlap Frank van Meurs Jos Hornikx Gerben Bossenbroek 171

On the variation of gender in nominal language mixings Astrid Rothe 191

Linguistic globalization: Experiences from the Nordic laboratory Helge Sandøy 225

Index 251

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