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Language contact and lexical enrichment in Israeli Hebrew

Author: Ghil'ad Zuckermann
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2003.
Series: Palgrave studies in language history and language change.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Israeli Hebrew is a spoken language, 'reinvented' over the course of the twentieth century. It has responded to the social demands of the newly emerging state, as well as to escalating globalization, with a vigorously developing lexicon, enriched by multiple foreign language contact. In this detailed and rigorous study, the author provides a principled classification of neologisms, their semantic fields and the  Read more...
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Zuckermann, Ghil'ad.
Language contact and lexical enrichment in Israeli Hebrew.
New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2003
(DLC) 2003054916
(OCoLC)52509584
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ghil'ad Zuckermann
ISBN: 9781403938695 1403938695
OCLC Number: 681923689
Description: 1 online resource (x, 294 pages)
Contents: New Perspectives on Lexical Enrichment --
The Case of Israeli: Multisourced Neologization (MSN) as an Ideal Technique for Lexical Enrichment --
Addition of Sememe Versus Introduction of Lexeme --
MSN in Various Terminological Areas --
Sociolinguistic Analysis: Attitudes Towards MSN in 'Reinvented Languages' --
The Source Languages --
Statistical Analysis --
Conclusions and Theoretical Implications --
Appendix: Transcription, Transliteration and Translation.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in language history and language change.
Responsibility: Ghil'ad Zuckermann.
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In this detailed and rigorous study, the author provides a principled classification of neologisms, their semantic fields and the roles of source languages, along with a sociolinguistic study of the  Read more...

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