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Patterson, William T. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1982
Discusses three major genealogical classes of words in modern French including words inherited from Latin, words borrowed from other languages, and words created by various formative processes, as part of investigation to establish lexical structure of modern French in terms of the relationships which exist between certain fundamental properties…
Descriptors: Etymology, French, Latin, Lexicology
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Senior, Nancy; Longpre, Bernadette – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
A linguistic survey indicates that despite variations by region and social group, the French spoken by Saskatchewan francophones preserves traces of the history of the language, including anglicisms and older French expressions not much in use today. (MSE)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Dialects, Foreign Countries, French