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Borrowed Words: A History of Loanwords in English

Philip Durkin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199574995
eISBN:
9780191771446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574995.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

This book traces the history of loanwords in English from earliest times to the present day. The first two chapters outline the research methodology and framework, and introduce several key datasets ... More


Celtic, Roman, and Germanic background

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter elaborates on the history of contact between the Germanic languages that made up Old English and the main languages in their environment from which words and other elements were ... More


English: The early period

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter is about the early years of English and influences on British soil. The dominant force was Christianity and the loanwords that accompanied it. There was also considerable Latin influence ... More


External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

From its Germanic roots on the Continent, English has had many influences from other languages. This work documents the main influences on the lexicon and the structure. The earliest contacts were ... More


External linguistic input to English

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

Several types of contact with multiple languages have left distinct traces on the history of English. This chapter reviews the evidence for and results of contact with Celtic, Scandinavian, French, ... More


General conclusions and pointers for further investigation

Philip Durkin

in Borrowed Words: A History of Loanwords in English

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199574995
eISBN:
9780191771446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574995.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

This short concluding chapter summarizes the main narrative and conclusions of the book. It looks at the core methodologies introduced in chapter 1 and how they have been applied in subsequent ... More


Histoire par les noms in Ancient Galatia1

Coşkun Altay

in Personal Names in Ancient Anatolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265635
eISBN:
9780191760372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265635.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

For the two centuries following the Galatian occupation of central Anatolia after 278 BC, only a few nearly exclusively Celtic names of tribal or mercenary leaders have been transmitted. In the first ... More


Historical and cultural background to c.1150

Philip Durkin

in Borrowed Words: A History of Loanwords in English

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199574995
eISBN:
9780191771446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574995.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

Studying loanwords is impossible without paying some attention to external, non-linguistic history as well as to purely internal linguistic factors. This chapter highlights some of the most important ... More


In Dialogue with Previous Studies

Peter Petré

in Constructions and Environments: Copular, Passive, and Related Constructions in Old and Middle English

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199373390
eISBN:
9780199373413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373390.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Chapter 2 outlines previous literature on English copular and passive verbs. Studies that address the distinction between bið and is have examined either contact with Celtic or dialectal variation ... More


Introduction

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

Since this volume is about the external influences on English, there is no discussion of the Indo‐European heritage per se. Nevertheless, as a matter of contextualization, the place of English in the ... More


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