Loanwords in the World s Languages

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Loanwords in the World s Languages
Author : Martin Haspelmath
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Language : English
Release Date : 07 December 2022
ISBN : 9783110218435
Pages : 1104 pages
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Loanwords in the World s Languages by Martin Haspelmath Book PDF Summary

"This landmark publication in comparative linguistics is the first comprehensive work to address the general issue of what kinds of words tend to be borrowed from other languages. The authors have assembled a unique database of over 70,000 words from 40 languages from around the world, 18,000 of which are loanwords. This database allows the authors to make empirically founded generalizations about general tendencies of word exchange among languages." --Book Jacket.

Loanwords in the World s Languages

"This landmark publication in comparative linguistics is the first comprehensive work to address the general issue of what kinds of words tend to be borrowed from other languages. The authors have assembled a unique database of over 70,000 words from 40 languages from around the world, 18,000 of which are loanwords. This database

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