By Thomas Stolz,Dik Bakker,Rosa Salas Palomo
This edited quantity brings jointly fourteen unique contributions to the on-going debate approximately what's attainable in contact-induced language swap. The authors current a few new vistas on language touch which symbolize new advancements within the field.
In the 1st a part of the amount, the point of interest is on method and idea. Thomas Stolz defines the learn of Romancisation procedures as a really promising laboratory for language-contact orientated study and theoretical paintings dependent thereon. The reader is expert in regards to the huge scale tasks on loanword typology within the contribution through Martin Haspelmath and on contact-induced grammatical switch performed by way of Jeanette Sakel and Yaron Matras. Christel Stolz reports strategies of gender-assignment to personal loan nouns in German and German-based forms. The typology of mortgage verbs is the subject of the contribution by way of Søren Wichmann and Jan Wohlgemuth. within the articles by way of Wolfgang Wildgen and Klaus Zimmermann, considerably new ways to the speculation of language touch are recommend: a dynamic version and a constructivism-based idea, respectively.
The moment a part of the quantity is devoted to extra empirically orientated reports which check out language-contact constellations with a Romance donor language and a non-European recipient language. Spanish-Amerindian (Guaraní, Otomí, Quichua) contacts are investigated within the comparative research by means of Dik Bakker, Jorge Gómez-Rendón and Ewald Hekking. Peter Bakker and Robert A. Papen speak about the effect exerted by way of French at the indigenous languages of
This quantity offers the reader with new insights on all degrees of language-contact similar reports. the amount addresses specifically a readership that has a powerful curiosity in language touch regularly and its repercussions at the phonology, grammar and lexicon of the recipient languages. specialists of Romance language touch, and experts of Amerindian languages, Afro-Asiatic languages, Austronesian languages and Pidgins and Creoles will locate the amount hugely valuable.
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Aspects of Language Contact: New Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Findings with Special Focus on Romancisation Processes (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT]) by Thomas Stolz,Dik Bakker,Rosa Salas Palomo