publication . Article . 2014

The influence of military contacts on French loanwords in the English language

MITCHELL PETER J.; AKHTAMBAEV ROMAN P.; IGNATOV A.A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
Abstract
The article considers the problem of French words as loanwords in the English language, as a result of various armed conflicts and military contacts in the previous millennium. Loanwords are an important component of any language and, indeed, the vast majority of languages are heavily influenced by loanwords. War and armed conflicts in general, together with military cooperation, provide ''ideal'' conditions for the emergence of loanwords in foreign languages. The English language experience of imperialism, globalization and cross-national commerce, involving such English-speaking countries as Great Britain and the United States of America, has led to a great ma...
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free text keywords: заимствования, военные термины, английский язык, французский язык, лингвокультурология
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publication . Article . 2014

The influence of military contacts on French loanwords in the English language

MITCHELL PETER J.; AKHTAMBAEV ROMAN P.; IGNATOV A.A.;