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German linguistic borrowings from English and French

Andrew John Castley

German linguistic borrowings from English and French

reasons for the transition from French to English as donorof borrowings into German; linguistic phenomena due to borrowing that reflect aspects of the structure of the respective languages.

by Andrew John Castley

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Published by The author in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

M.A. dissertation.

SeriesDissertations
The Physical Object
Pagination216p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21504839M

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  Reading books in German has really helped me to learn the language. Ever since I got to about A2/B1 level, it's been possible (slowly at first) to . Norman-French Borrowings may be subdivided into subgroups: loans - 12th - 15th century loans - beginning from the 16th century. The Early French borrowings are simple short words, naturalised in accordance with the English language system (state, power, war, pen, river) Later French borrowings.

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English in German, German in English. The German Language > Language Borrowing. Young children attend a Kindergarten (“children’s garden”).Gesundheit doesn’t really mean “bless you,” it means “health” — the good variety being implied.

Psychiatrists speak of Angst (fear) and Gestalt (form) psychology, and when something is broken, it’s kaputt. Examples and related terms. A loanword is distinguished from a calque (or loan translation), which is a word or phrase whose meaning or idiom is adopted from another language by word-for-word translation into existing words or word-forming roots of the recipient language.

Examples of loanwords in the English language include café (from French café, which literally means "coffee"), bazaar. Examples and Observations "English has freely appropriated the major parts of its vocabulary from Greek, Latin, French, and dozens of other languages. Even though The official's automobile functioned erratically consists entirely of borrowed words, with the single exception of the, it is uniquely an English sentence." "The problem with defending the purity of the English language is.

An anglicism is a word or construction borrowed from English into another language. With the rise in Anglophone media and global spread of British and American cultures in the 20th and 21st centuries, many English terms have entered popular usage in other tongues.

Technology-related English words like internet and computer are particularly common across the globe, as there are no pre-existing. In this chapter, I am looking at German borrowings or rather Germanisms, including loanwords, loan translations and loan blends, which are used in the English language.

When it comes to counting all the German words borrowed into English, Pfeffer and Cannon () found about words in their extensive dictionary on German loanwords. The aim of this paper is to discuss the function of loanwords in English economic discourse.

In the introductory part, the author presents very briefly an inventory of foreign words used in English. Being a linguist and an economist, the author is interested in the language of economics and she will try to show how different languages have helped to shape the current economic lexicon in English.

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But it gets even more grammatical According to Haugen (), there are five different types of lexical borrowing: Loanword: the word and the meaning are borrowed, e.g.

hummus (or humous) Loan-translation: literal word-for-word translation of both parts of the lending compound, e.g. superman derives from the German ‘Übermensch’ Loan-rendition: the translation vaguely captures the.

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These linguistic ingredients are called loanwords that have been borrowed and incorporated into English. During much of the s, the Netherlands was a world power, especially at sea, and this influence contributed to the English language in the form of borrowings from Dutch into English of various nautically and aquatically themed words.

Borrowings enrich the language with synonyms. They permit to express shadows of meaning, to vary the style and emotional colouring.

The origin and the source of borrowings. Paper was borrowed from French language. French took it from Latin and Latin from Greek. The origin is Greek that where appeared first; the source is French where English.

A similar story applies to paraffin, formed in German in (from Latin elements), and then borrowed into English in Other borrowings like semester () or seminar () reflect German. German (Deutsch, pronounced ()) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol in Italy, the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and is one of the three official languages of Luxembourg and a co-official language in the Opole Voivodeship in Poland.

The borrowing of words in the Middle English period is related to changes with French itself. For instance an /s/ before /t/ was lost in French but many loans in English were made before this took place, hence one has estate but état, forest but forêt in Modern French.

In the case of hostel and hotel, the /s/ in the first word shows that it is an older borrowing from the same root, cf. In comparison, more than 50 countries all across the globe have French as an official language. With almost million speakers in total, French is the 5th most widely spoken language in the world.

Its influence on the English language is therefore even more significant than that of German, the number of phrases that have been adopted even. What are the Language Similarities Between English and French.

As far as similarities go, English and French do share the same alphabet, they sometimes use similar grammatical structures, and have several words (or at least roots) in common. In fact, linguists have found that English and French share up to 27% of their words or lexical similarity (similarity in both form and meaning).

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Borrowings in the "language of the Knighthood" were particularly influenced by French loanwords. For example, French hunting terms that still exist in the German language include co(u)ple, which in Germanic is Koppel, meaning "a string of dogs", and berser, in Germanic birschen, meaning "to stalk game" (Waterman 91).

Loanwords are words adopted by the speakers of one language from a different language (the source language).A loanword can also be called a abstract noun borrowing refers to the process of speakers adopting words from a source language into their native language.

"Loan" and "borrowing" are of course metaphors, because there is no literal lending process.English society, including politics, economy, and religion. IV. Early Modern English Period (AD): The effects of the renaissance began to be seriously felt in England.

There is a huge influx of Latin and Greek words, but many are borrowings from other languages, such as Arabic.

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