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ERIC Number: EJ628085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1360-6441
Hungarian Verbal Puzzles and the Intensity of Language Contact.
Kontra, Miklos
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v5 n2 p163-71 May 2001
Provides empirical support for two components of Thomason and Kaufman's intensity of language contact: the length of contact and the role of exposure to the source language. Tests the hypothesis that several hundred years of intimate contact and widespread bilingualism among borrowing-language speakers are needed for extensive structural changes to occur by analyzing data fro, a study of Hungarian in contact with Slovak, Ukrainian, and Russian. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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