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a word borrowed from another language


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This is particularly common with the borrowed words.
Since most of the vocabulary employed in these activities is quite recent, there are no equivalents in Spanish, and the resulting borrowed words occur even in the speech of monolinguals.
As these words clearly indicate, the spelling of borrowed words or terms goes through a kind of surgery.
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.
Like any other language, the lexicon of Modern Hebrew (MH) is composed of several sources, based on different criteria: etymology--Semitic versus non-Semitic; origin--native Hebrew words versus borrowed words; chronology--archaic versus modern borrowed words.
Most of the vocabulary is original Xhosa terms, loan translations and semantic extensions with few borrowed words.
Legal language, in the English Renaissance, borrowed words heavily from Latin, French, Greek, and Italian (101).
Their work was based on the Urdu borrowed words used in Pakistani English newspapers.
There are several other fields that contain borrowed words from Arabic: Food names, such as "aceite" (oil) and "arroz" (rice); astronomical and mathematical terms, such as cenit (cenith) and "cero" (zero); and technical words from several professions, such as "alfarero" (potter), "albaEil" (mason) and "alberca" (reservoir).
He said: "If we cleaned out all the borrowed words, less than half of modern Chinese will be left.