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Title Hispanisation : the impact of Spanish on the lexicon and grammar of the indigenous languages of Austronesia and the Americas / edited by Thomas Stolz, Dik Bakker, Rosa Salas Palomo
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 286 pages)
Series Empirical approaches to language typology, 0933-761X ; 39
Empirical approaches to language typology ; 39. 0933-761X
Contents Frontmatter; Contents; Hispanisation in Colonial Nahuatl?; The Hispanisation of modern Nahuatl varieties; From language mixing to mixed language via purism? Spanish in contact with Zapotec (Oaxaca/Mexico); Hispanisms in Kuna; Spanish lexical borrowing in Imbabura Quichua: In search of constraints on language contact; Spanish prepositions in Media Lengua: Redefining relexification; Reversing Hispanisation on Rapa Nui (Easter Island); The old, the new and the in-between: Comparative aspects of Hispanisation on the Marianas and Easter Island (Rapa Nui); Hispanisation processes in the Philippines
Summary Literally hundreds of languages world-wide have experienced direct or indirect Hispanisation during the heyday of the Spanish colonial empire. The number of languages which continue to borrow from Spanish on a daily basis is considerable especially in Latin America. This volume℗¡gives the reader a better idea of the range of contact constellations in which Spanish functions as the donor language. Moreover, the contributions to this collection of articles demonstrate that it is not only possible to compare the contact-induced processes in the (Hispanised) languages of Austronesia and the America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Austronesian languages -- Foreign elements -- Spanish
Austronesian languages -- Foreign words and phrases -- Spanish
Indians -- Languages -- Foreign elements -- Spanish
Indians -- Languages -- Foreign words and phrases -- Spanish
Spanish language -- Influence on foreign languages.
Form Electronic book
Author Bakker, Dik.
Salas Palomo, Rosa.
Stolz, Thomas.
ISBN 1282196804
3110207230 (electronic bk.)
9783110207231 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)