New PDF release: A Typology of Verbal Borrowings (Trends in Linguistics.

By Jan Wohlgemuth

ISBN-10: 3110219336

ISBN-13: 9783110219333

The current paintings is the 1st in-depth cross-linguistic examine on personal loan verbs and the morphological, syntactic and sociolinguistic elements of mortgage verb lodging, investigating claims that verbs commonly are more challenging to borrow than different elements of speech, or that verbs couldn't be borrowed as verbs and wanted a re-verbalization within the borrowing language.

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5 Pugh (1999) Pugh (1999) focuses on structural patterns involving loan verbs from various donors (especially Russian) in the Baltic Finnic languages. In its chapters 3 and 4, Pugh classifies the borrowed verbs according to their (Russian) model form (see sec. 6 for a definition of this term) and the patterns used to accommodate them. He shows, in contrast to Nau’s (1995) findings, that several accommodation patterns can also co-occur productively at the same time, sometimes their choice being determined by the model verb’s morphophonological makeup.

Which metadata about the language pairs should be collected? Which metadata about the languages involved should be collected? How to encode and generalize language contact information? 26 Methodology – Sampling issues: – Which and how many languages to include? – How to take data availability into account in order to ensure unbiased sampling? – Basic concepts: – What should be counted as a loan verb? – What should be counted as an accommodation pattern? – How to typologize borrowing patterns? Most of these methodological considerations will be presented and discussed in this chapter.

6. g. by Moravcsik (1975, 1978), Weinreich (1953), Haugen (1950), or Meillet (1921). 7. Formulating statistical and implicational universals of loan verb accommodation and verb borrowability, based on the observations made. 8. Addressing general problems of cross-linguistic loanword studies and suggesting further directions of research. 6 Introduction With regard to this study’s scope over the languages of the world, the question of adequate sampling from these languages, and the representativeness of the data collected are discussed in sec.

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