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Loanwords in the world's languages : a comparative handbook

Author: Martin Haspelmath; Uri Tadmor
Publisher: Berlin, Germany : De Gruyter Mouton, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive work that addresses the general issue of what kinds of words tend to be borrowed from other languages.

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10.1515/9783110218442
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Haspelmath; Uri Tadmor
ISBN: 9783110218435 3110218437 9783110218442 3110218445
OCLC Number: 459211832
Description: xxi, 1081 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Notational conventions --
Acknowledgments --
List of authors --
General chapters: I. The loanword typology project and the world loanword database / Martin Haspelmath and Uri Tadmor --
II. Lexical borrowing: Concepts and issues / Martin Haspelmath --
III. Loanwords in the world's languages: Findings and results / Uri Tadmor --
THE LANGUAGES: 1. Loanwords in Swahili / Thilo C. Schadeberg --
2. Loanwords in Iraqw, a Cushitic language of Tanzania / Maarten Mous and Martha Qorro --
3. Loanwords in Gawwada, a Cushitic language of Ethiopia / Mauro Tosco --
4. Loanwords in Hausa, a Chadic language in West Africa / Ari Awagana and H. Ekkehard Wolff, with Doris Löhr --
5. Loanwords in Kanuri, a Saharan language / Doris Löhr and H. Ekkehard Wolff, with Ari Awagana --
6. Loanwords in Tarifiyt, a Berber language of Morocco / Maarten Kossmann --
7. Loanwords in Seychelles Creole / Susanne Michaelis with Marcel Rosalie --
8. Loanwords in Romanian / Kim Schulte --
9. Loanwords in Selice Romani, an Indo-Aryan language of Slovakia / Viktor Elšík --
10. Loanwords in Lower Sorbian, a Slavic language of Germany / Hauke Bartels --
11. Loanwords in Old High German / Roland Schuhmann --
12. Loanwords in Dutch / Nicoline van der Sijs --
13. Loanwords in British English / Anthony Grant --
14. Loanwords in Kildin Saami, a Uralic language of northern Europe / Michael Riessler --
15. Loanwords in Bezhta, a Nakh-Daghestanian of the North Caucasus / Bernard Comrie and Madzhid Khalilov --
16. Loanwords in Archi, a Nakh-Daghestanian of the North Caucasus / Marina Chumakina --
17. Loanwords in Manange, a Tibeto-Burman language of Nepal / Kristine A. Hildebrandt --
18. Loanwords in Ket, a Yeniseian language of Siberia / Edward Vajda --
19. Loanwords in Sakha (Yakut), a Turkic language of Siberia / Brigitte Pakendorf and Innokentij N. Novgorodov --
20. Loanwords in Oroqen, a Tungusic language of China / Fengxiang Li and Lindsay J. Whaley. Loanwords in Japanese / Christopher K. Schmidt --
22. Loanwords in Mandarin Chinese / Thekla Wiebusch and Uri Tadmor --
23. Loanwords in Thai / Titima Suthiwan and Uri Tadmor --
24. Loanwords in Vietnamese / Mark J. Alves --
25. Loanwords in White Hmong / Martha Ratliff --
26. Loanwords in Ceq Wong, an Austroasiatic language of Peninsular Malaysia / Nicole Kruspe --
27. Loanwords in Indonesian / Uri Tadmor --
28. Loanwords in Malagasy / Alexander Adelaar --
29. Loanwords in Takia, an Oceanic language of Papua New Guinea / Malcolm Ross --
30. Loanwords in Hawaiian / 'Ōiwi Parker Jones --
31. Loanwords in Gurindji, a Pama-Nyungan language of Australia / Patrick McConvell --
32. Loanwords in Yaqui, a Uto-Aztecan language of Mexico / Zarina Estrada Fernández --
33. Loanwords in Zinacantán Tzotzil, a Mayan language of Mexico / Cecil H. Brown --
34. Loanwords in Q'eqchi', a Mayan language of Guatemala / Søren Wichmann and Kerry Hull --
35. Loanwords in Otomi, an Otomanguean language of Mexico / Ewald Hekking and Dik Bakker --
36. Loanwords in Saramaccan, an English-based creole of Suriname / Jeff Good --
37. Loanwords in Imbabura Quechua / Jorge Gómez Rendón and Willem Adelaar --
38. Loanwords in Kali'na, a Cariban language of French Guiana / Odile Renault-Lescure --
39. Loanwords in Hup, a Nadahup language of Amazonia / Patience Epps --
40. Loanwords in Wichí, a Mataco-Mataguayan language of Argentina / Alejandra Vidal and Verónica Nercesian --
41. Loanwords in Mapudungun, a language of Chile and Argentina / Lucía A. Golluscio.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Haspelmath, Uri Tadmor.
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