Abstract

This article deals with the nature and the effects of the long period of linguistic contact between Burmese and English. Part 1 deals with general issues of contact and borrowing; part 2 provides examples of English loanwords in Burmese, and considers the processes of phonological and semantic accommodation that they reflect.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2010-314X
Print ISSN
1094-799X
Pages
pp. 61-99
Launched on MUSE
2011-03-30
Open Access
No
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