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ERIC Number: EJ416677
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0388-0001
English Loanwords in Japanese: Some Cultural Implications.
Hoffer, Bates
Language Sciences, v12 n1 p1-21 1990
Addresses complicated categories of loanwords and their uses in Japanese, an analysis of the developing functions of loanwords; the cultural attitudes that permit borrowings in some semantic areas; and how the present process of borrowing English words has similarities to the borrowing of Chinese language and culture some 1400 years ago. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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