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Necessary and Luxury Loanwords
A discussion on necessary and luxury loanwords in the English language.
# 142138 | 1,750 words | 5 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Language (English: Linguistics) , Linguistics (General)


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The paper explains that loanwords are words borrowed from one language and used by speakers in another language. This paper examines why 'borrowing' takes place, the reasons words are borrowed from other languages and what are some of the most common loanwords used to day in our culture and the English language. The paper argues that because Toronto is such a multicultural environment, necessary loanwords are used on regular basis, although luxury loanwords are used as well.

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"Loanwords are words borrowed from one language and used by speakers in another language. This paper will examine why `borrowing' takes place, the reasons words are borrowed from other languages and what are some of the most common loanwords used to day in our culture and the English language. The paper will argue that because Toronto is such a multicultural environment, necessary loanwords are used on regular basis, although luxury loanwords are used as well. Languages change and vary through time. The variations can be geographical and social. One of the most common ways for language to change is to..."

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