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Phonetic Adaptation of Hungarian Loanwords in Romanian
Phonetic Adaptation of Hungarian Loanwords in Romanian

The Adaptation of Stop Sounds (Occlusive Plosives)

Author(s): Csaba Attila Both
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Scientia
Keywords: language contact; phonetic adaptation; stop consonants; Hungarian language; Romanian language

Summary/Abstract: In current linguistics, as well as in the fields of contact linguistics and sociolinguistics, the assessment of contact between the different languages used by speakers living in the same geographical/political area receives a pronounced role. These languages inevitably come into contact. The research on language contact between Hungarian and Romanian has a past marked by scholarly works that focus especially on the lexical-semantic level. Because contact between linguistic phenomena occurs at every level of language, it is necessary to focus on the smallest linguistic elements as well. In our work, we analyse a corpus of words borrowed from Hungarian by the Romanian language, focusing on stop sounds. In our paper, we establish

  • Issue Year: 7/2015
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 119-138
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: English