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Author Furiassi, Cristiano
Title Pseudo-English : Studies on False Anglicisms in Europe
Imprint Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2015
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Descript 1 online resource (300 pages)
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Series Language Contact and Bilingualism [LCB] Ser. ; v.9
Language Contact and Bilingualism [LCB] Ser
Note Intro -- Table of contents -- List of contributors -- Acknowledgements -- I. Theory -- 1. Getting to grips with false loans and pseudo-Anglicisms -- 2. Allogenisms: The major category of "true" false loans -- II. Germanic Languages -- 3. Danish pseudo-Anglicisms: A corpus-based analysis -- 4. Pseudo-Anglicisms in the language of the contemporary German press -- 5. Pseudo-borrowings as cases of pragmatic borrowing: Focus on Anglicisms in Norwegian -- III. Romance Languages -- 6. False Anglicization in the Romance languages: A contrastive analysis of French, Spanish and Italian -- 7. False Anglicisms in French: A measure of their acceptability for English speakers -- 8. The rise of the English -ing form in Modern Spanish: A source of pseudo-Anglicisms -- 9. The influence of English and French on the Italian language of fashion: Focus on false Anglicisms and false Gallicisms -- IV. English -- 10. Drawing a distinction between false Gallicisms and adapted French borrowings in English -- Appendix -- 11. False borrowings and false Anglicisms: Issues in terminology -- Subject index -- Language index -- Author index
This series offers a wide forum for work on contact linguistics, using an integrated approach to both diachronic and synchronic manifestations of contact, ranging from social and individual aspects to structural-typological issues. Topics covered by the series include child and adult bilingualism and multilingualism, contact languages, borrowing and contact-induced typological change, code switching in conversation, societal multilingualism, bilingual language processing, and various other topics related to language contact. The series does not have a fixed theoretical orientation, and includes contributions from a variety of approaches
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Furiassi, Cristiano Pseudo-English : Studies on False Anglicisms in Europe Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c2015 9781614516712
Subject English language -- Foreign elements -- Europe.;English language -- Foreign influences.;Languages in contact -- Europe.;Germanic languages -- Influence on English.;Romance languages -- Influence on English.;Language acquisition -- Europe.;Bilingualism -- Europe
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Alt Author Gottlieb, Henrik
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