A Typology of Verbal Borrowings (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TILSM] 211)
By: Jan Wohlgemuth (author)Mixed Media
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The present work is the first in-depth cross-linguistic study on loan verbs and the morphological, syntactic and sociolinguistic aspects of loan verb accommodation, investigating claims that verbs generally are more difficult to borrow than other parts of speech, or that verbs could not be borrowed as verbs and needed a re-verbalization in the borrowing language.
Jan Wohlgemuth, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Germany.
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