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Query Subject:   Pseudo-loanwords
Author:   Anatol Stefanowitsch
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  General Linguistics

Query:   Dear colleagues,

I'm looking for examples of and literature on so-called
'pseudo-loanwords,' or 'false loanwords,' i.e. words which look as though
they are borrowed but which do not exist (or only exist with a radically
different meaning) in the apparent source language. Examples are German
_Handy_ 'cell phone,' or Spanish _footing_ 'running for excercise.'

I will publish a summary of the responses.

Thanks,
- Anatol Stefanowitsch
Dept. of Linguistics, Rice University
LL Issue: 10.1262
Date posted: 30-Aug-1999



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