Romance loans in English by Nadine Waamelink

Romance loans in English

byNadine Waamelink

Kobo ebook | October 26, 2007

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Examination Thesis from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1,0, University of Duisburg-Essen, 27 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The target of this thesis is to demonstrate that English is - apart from its Germanic roots - a highly Romanized language, especially as far as the level of terminology is concerned. It is shown in which manner and how far the Romance languages have contributed to the present state of the English language. So, the question as to which vocabulary was adopted at what time, why, and from what language is addressed in particular. In addition, possible uncertainties or diversities of author opinions according to loan etymologies are discovered, compared and discussed.
Title:Romance loans in EnglishFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 26, 2007Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3638838765

ISBN - 13:9783638838764

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