loan-blend


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a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e

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The ratio of the words of English origin as to the loan-blends is 10:3.
Table 1: Functional distribution and etymological composition of Middle English names of merchants Usage/ E Loan-blends Etymology L L C NF Sc LG / F F Settled 46 4 4 5 2 Unsettled 92 10 8 16 1 8 Restricted 15 8 4 1 1 Total 153 14 16 24 1 14 2 % 55 26 Usage/ E Loan-words Etymology L CF NF Sc / F Settled 46 5 3 8 Unsettled 92 5 2 1 Restricted 15 Total 153 5 8 10 1 % 55 9 Usage/ E Motivated loan-words Total % Etymology L L CF NF Sc LG / F Settled 46 9 2 5 1 94 33 Unsettled 92 2 5 5 155 56 Restricted 15 1 1 1 31 11 Total 153 1 11 8 10 1 1 280 100 % 55 11 100 Legend: CF--Central French, E -English, F--French, L--Latin, LG--Low German, NF--North French, Sc--Scandinavian