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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Russian language -- Foreign words and phrases -- English.,
  • Russian language -- 18th century.,
  • Navigation -- Terminology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesEnglish nautical loanwords in Russian.
StatementSarah Whittall.
SeriesEuropean university studies. Series XVI, Slavonic languages and literatures,, vol. 33 =, Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe XVI, Slawische Sprachen und Literaturen ;, Bd. 33, Europäische Hochschulschriften., Bd. 33.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG2582.E5 W45 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2652484M
ISBN 103820488782
LC Control Number85234688

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English loanwords are presently entering the Russian language, often replacing their native counterparts. This thesis addresses the question of why Russian speakers adopt English loanwords instead of using the existing native by: 1. The aim of this study is to analyze the main tendencies prevailing in the orthographic, phonological, morphological as well as semantic adaptation of loanwords of English origin that entered the Russian language in the past two and a half decades. source language is the nautical terminology. The phonetic closeness of many English and Dutch terms and the frequent simultaneity of their entrance into Russian often render ety-mologies uncertain. Further special study on the history of Russian nautical terminology should elucidate several doubt-la . the English language. Currently, there are a large number of expressions in everyday language which have their origin in eighteenth-century naval life. Therefore, I aim to study this influence through some nautical expressions. The structure of this study is the following: Section A, to.

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1. Introduction. Although the overall number of Russian loanwords in English is low, certain loans, such as mammoth and vodka, have become commonly-used English words, while others, such as Bolshevik and glasnost, have been culturally significant in particular periods. In this book, a revised version of her doctoral dissertation, Podhajecka examines the extent to which Russian words have been. The pool of the so-called loanwords proper includes words first attested before , which may suggest that interest in the Russian language has decreased significantly today. Book Reviews: Russian Studies Reading Russian Fortunes: Print Culture, Gender and Divination in Russia from A Study of English Nautical Loanwords in the Russian Language of the. LING Rice University Prof. S. Kemmer Loanwords. Major Periods of Borrowing in the History of English. 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.