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Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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The few, and generally obsolete Tagalog words of Arabic and/or Persian origin that can be found in old and modern dictionaries are fragments from a period when they must have been more numerous,... More > although their number cannot ever have been very large. Some illustrate how Manila was an outpost of the Bornean polity based in Brunei, itself a part of the Indo-Javanese system, while others point at direct contacts with traders who spoke some varieties of Arabic, but were probably Indians, Persians, Armenians from Persia or even Turks. Thus these terms entered Tagalog over a very long period that lasted until the 19th Century.< Less
German English Words: A Popular Dictionary of German Words Used in English By Robbin D. Knapp
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Have you ever come across a word you thought was German but weren't sure? Have you ever wondered about the meaning of a German word used in English? Are you a German American? Are you studying... More > German? Then this book is for you. Here you will find hundreds of words that have come to English through German, including sometimes surprising and unexpected meanings and very many interesting and often humorous examples from books, magazines, comics, movies, TV, songs and the Internet. More info: http://www.robbsbooks.com/rknapp0e.htm< Less
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book 3 (Illustrated) By Francois Rabelais
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• Franois Rabelais (1494-1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor and humanist. Gargantua and Pantagruel tells the story of two giants - a father, Gargantua, and his son, Pantagruel -... More > and their adventures, written in an amusing, extravagant, and satirical vein. His use of his native tongue was astoundingly original, lively, and creative. He introduced dozens of Greek, Latin, and Italian loan-words and direct translations of Greek and Latin compound words and idioms into French.< Less
Gargantua and Pantagruel : Book 5 (Illustrated) By Francois Rabelais
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Franois Rabelais (1494-1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor and humanist. Gargantua and Pantagruel tells the story of two giants - a father, Gargantua, and his son, Pantagruel - and... More > their adventures, written in an amusing, extravagant, and satirical vein. His use of his native tongue was astoundingly original, lively, and creative. He introduced dozens of Greek, Latin, and Italian loan-words and direct translations of Greek and Latin compound words and idioms into French.< Less
Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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Tagalog, spoken in Manila and the surrounding provinces, Luzon, Philippines, is a major language of the western branch of the Austronesian family. The bulk of this book is devoted to parallel words... More > also found in Malay, a member of the same branch. These words are either cognates descending from Proto-Austronesian or borrowings from the same foreign languages. Other cognates were found in Javanese, Malagasy, Tahitian and even Siamese. The last third of the book deals with Sanskrit, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and English loanwords.< Less
Janga Wolof Translator Dictionary By Amadou Croff
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This is the companion dictionary download for JangaWolofTranslator.com. It features a simple pronunciation key, a short list of essential words, English to Wolof translation followed by Wolof to... More > Engish translation, and a few essential phrases. The entries are word for word translations/transliterations. French loanwords are displayed in both their Wolofized form and the original French orthography in the Wolof to English section. Purchase of this download helps support Janga Wolof and future projects.< Less
International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) – volume 13(3) By Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan
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CONTENTS: Manual and automatic corpus compilation: A case study for legal translations by Patrizia GIAMPIERI (1-16); Teaching purposefully: Considering the perspectives of foreign language learners... More > in language skill development by William K. BIMPONG (17-36); A conversation analytic study of virtual vs. CALL language classes: With reference to adjacency pairs by Ali KAZEMI & Farshad AZIMIFAR (37-60); “I deeply regret that some perceive my being here as political”: Rhetorical analysis of Netanyahu’s speech on the Iran nuclear deal as a securitizing move by Forough AMIN & Alessandra GAGARIDIS (61-86); Dovetailing focus on form instruction with cognitive styles: A constructive endeavor by Farzin KHALILI & Zhila MOHAMMADNIA (87-108); An etymological exploration and dissection of Sogdian loanwords in Modern Persian by Farrokh HAJIANI (109-134); English for Specific Purposes (ESP): The state of the art (An online interview with Mohammad Hassan Tahririan) by Mohammad Hassan TAHRIRIAN & Azizeh CHALAK (135-141)< Less

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