Anglicism


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an expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)

a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens

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A number of language societies exist in these three countries today which publish lists from time to time of unnecessary Anglicisms with their German equivalents.
In the case of adjective plus noun Anglicisms are preferably written in German in one word, although writing them as two words remained possible, e.
Indeed, Parole a buon rendere is a virtual treasure trove of Anglicisms recently infused into l'italica favella.
The current flood of Anglicisms being soaked up by Italian speakers began, we are not surprised to discover, in the late stages of the Second World War and in its immediate aftermath, with the arrival of the invading American troops.
In the post-war period and up to the present time, Italians have absorbed Anglicisms in a variety of ways: directly (e.
Examples of recently adopted Anglicisms in Italian will help the student of Italian at any level of instruction to comprehend better the fluid nature of language and the rapidity with which linguistic exchange is taking place, especially in the context of today's global village.
1975) uses the word transportacion, "transportation," which is an Anglicism for transporte; and calefaccion, "heating," to refer to a campfire; vestuario, "wardrobe," to refer to what should be ropa, "clothing": and protegiendo, "protecting," to refer to a soldier.
Hirvonen] The Anglicism Project: Background and methods.
is a characteristic feature of an anglicism -- such style values are
necessarily count as 'absence' since no overt anglicism is
concerned -- anglicisms do not have the same currency throughout France,
question whether a greater reluctance to adopt anglicisms can be
Two of these categorically determine gender assignment when present: (1) the biological sex of the referent and (2) the presence of a derivational suffix (or a sequence which can be interpreted as such), additionally, gender assignment for these Anglicisms responds variably to three other factors: (3) the terminal phoneme(s) of the loanword, (4) the gender of a common Spanish synonym, and (5) the gender of the Spanish hyperonym.
Two of these factors categorically determine gender assignment for all nouns within their purview, namely, (1) the biological sex of the referent and (2) the presence of a derivational suffix (or a sequence which can be interpreted as such); additionally, gender assignment for these Anglicisms responds variably to three other factors: (3) the terminal phoneme(s) of the loanword, (4) the gender of a common Spanish synonym, and (5) the gender of the Spanish hyperonym.
The subjects responded to two written surveys: the first required that they construct Spanish sentences utilizing 10 common English words that do not function as loanwords in Puerto Rican Spanish (in order to examine how incipient loanwords are assigned gender); the second consisted of a list of 20 Puerto Rican Anglicisms to which the respondents supplied the definite article and their reasons for gender selected.