ERIC Number: EJ605070
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Le francais c'est le last frontier: The Status of English-Origin Nouns in Acadian French.
International Journal of Bilingualism, v2 n2 p221-33 Jul 1998
Categorization of lone lexical items from one language embedded in another is often difficult due to their ambiguous status as either loanwords or codeswitches. Following variationist principles, a comparative method is used to disambiguate lone English-origin nouns in Acadian-French discourse. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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