ERIC Number: EJ424591
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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The Indigenization of English in Pakistan.
Baumgardner, Robert J.
English Today, v6 n1 p59-65 Jan 1990
Examines the origin, development, and nature of Pakistani English as a distinct language variation with its own cultural and linguistic identity. Lexical borrowing from Urdu is discussed as is the formation of new words through the use of English affixes with Urdu and English bases and though semantical or grammatical shifts. (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan