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a word borrowed from another language


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This is particularly common with the borrowed words. This shows that the language follows the principle of maximum onset and minimum coda.
As these words clearly indicate, the spelling of borrowed words or terms goes through a kind of surgery.
The check up is intended to search for borrowed words, ignoring the intention behind, which may not be as worse as is taken for.
Kazakh, a Turkic language, has very little in common with Russian save for some borrowed words.
Borrowed words or loan words taken from other languages and at least partly naturalized are acceptable, such as adios, amigo, senor, soju, kaput, bambino and ramen as long as they are within your chosen reference source guideline.
They are the words of a prime minister who has signed an agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and offered AaAaAeA 1 billion (Dh4.93 billion) in financial inducemen to Northern Ireland to, in the borrowed words of a weak and vacillating former British prime minister, Neville Chamberlain, buy peace in May's time.
450-1150) mainly borrowed words from the southern Romans and the northern Vikings; the Middle English Period (ca.
7.1 uses linguistic evidence to determine the geographic region in which Hungarian borrowed words from WOT, which he determines to be the Kuban-Don region.
When the connection between native speakers and Chinese Muslim borrowers were interrupted, the local dialect of the borrowed words gradually became popular and standard.
In fact so much of his letter is studded with borrowed words (eg.
Urdu is the language of the Indian subcontinent's Muslim north, and it has borrowed words from Arabic, Farsi and Turkish.
James Dolan borrowed words of welcome from the Latin Tridentine Mass (Introibo ad altare dei) for a commendation based on factors like a boy's "punctuality, fitness, decorum on the altar and devotion"--along with 250 hours of altar service.
But in Borrowed Words, author Philip Durkin explores a list of languages that have lent words to English.
Most of the vocabulary is original Xhosa terms, loan translations and semantic extensions with few borrowed words. (11) The ChiShona Duramazwi reUrapi neUtano (Dictionary of Medical and Health Terms) is aimed at Shona-speaking health professionals.
Legal language, in the English Renaissance, borrowed words heavily from Latin, French, Greek, and Italian (101).