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Între franceză şi engleză
Between French and English

Author(s): Rodica Zafiu
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Fundaţia România literară
Keywords: influence the English language on Romanian;

Summary/Abstract: The article deals with the influence the English language has carried on Romanian thesaurus since the 19th century when this happened by borrowing English words not directly from English but from French up to the present. The example of the word "bluff" is given to illustrate the mechanism that brought these sort of new words into Romanian in the past.

  • Issue Year: 2001
  • Issue No: 40
  • Page Range: 07
  • Page Count: 1
  • Language: Romanian