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ERIC Number: EJ173739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Two Words of Chinese Origin in Present-Day Peruvian Spanish
Horton, James F.
Hispania, 60, 4, 956-7, Dec 77
The origin, etymology and phonology of two words of Chinese origin found in Peruvian Spanish are outlined. The words, "chifa" and "chaufa," derive from Cantonese words for "rice" and have been adapted into Spanish. (CHK)
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Identifiers - Location: Peru