THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE reflects current research and takes a linguistic-analysis approach with a focus on the facts of language rather than on theoretical approaches. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Spanish borrowings include adobe (from Egyptian via Arabic), alligator (el lagarto a#39;the lizarda#39;), anchovy, armada, ... pueblo, ranch, rodeo, salsa (referring to the spicy sauce), stampede (estampida), tango (perhaps ultimately African), and vamoose (vamos a#39;leta#39;s goa#39;). ... to make first hand acquaintance with the Spanish speakers on our Southa western borderaaso are not continuations of the earlier forms.
|Title||:||The Origins and Development of the English Language|
|Author||:||John Algeo, Carmen Butcher|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2013-01-01|