ERIC Number: ED332539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
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Ambiguites Semantiqes dues au contact des deux langues, notamment du grec moderne et du francais (Semantic Ambiguities Resulting from the Contact of Two Languages, in Particular Modern Greek and French).
The difficulties presented by the semantic baggage that a word/phrase carries as it is translated from one language (French) into another language (Greek) are discussed. Numerous examples of these difficulties, drawn from magazines and works of fiction, are provided. The phenomenon of linguistic borrowing is highlighted. (SR)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the World Congress of Applied Linguistics Sponsored by the International Association of Applied Linguistics (9th, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 15-21, 1990).