Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew: Language Contact And Lexical Enrichment In Israeli Hebrew

December 30, 2003|
Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew: Language Contact And Lexical Enrichment In Israeli Hebrew by G. Zuckermann
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Israeli Hebrew is a spoken language, ''reinvented'' over the last century. It has responded to the new social and technological demands of globalization with a vigorously developing multisourced lexicon, enriched by foreign language contact. In this detailed and rigorous study, the author provides a principled classification of neologisms, their semantic fields and the roles of source languages, along with a sociolinguistic study of the attitudes of ''purists'' and ordinary native speakers in the tension between linguistic creativity and the preservation of a distinct language identity.
GHIL''AD ZUCKERMANN is Gulbenkian Research Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge. He teaches and supervises at the Faculty of Oriental Studies and is affiliated with the Department of Linguistics. He has published in English, Israeli, Italian, Yiddish, Spanish and Russian, has taught in Singapore, the USA and Israel and conducted rese...
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Title:Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew: Language Contact And Lexical Enrichment ...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:294 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:294 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.75 inPublished:December 30, 2003Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:140391723X

ISBN - 13:9781403917232

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