Lexical Change

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  • Created on: 18-02-19 15:43
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  • Lexical Change
    • invasions etc. lead to new words
    • borrowings from other countries
      • or old words are adopted
    • Sharon Goodman
      • many meanings of x
    • 3 layers of English
      • pure Latin
      • French Latinate
      • Anglo Saxon
    • blends vs compounds
    • acronyms vs initialisms
    • Harvey + Shalom
      • dysphemistic
      • euphemistic
      • technical
    • eponyms + proprietary nouns
    • conversion + clipping + back formation
    • prefixation vs suffixation
    • Sharon Goodman
      • increasing informalisation
    • inventions require new words
      • scientific developments
      • media

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