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Language Contact at the Romance-Germanic Language Border.

Author/Creator:
Treffers-Daller, Dr. Jeanine.
Publication:
Clevedon : Channel View Publications, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (155 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Languages in contact -- Europe.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book brings together sociolinguistic analyses of language contact along the Romance Germanic Language Border, shedding more light on the variable and the universal elements in language contact and shift. It includes information on the legal status of the language border, language planning initiatives and minority languages.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Aspects of the Romance-Germanic Language Border: An Introduction
Genesis and Evolution of the Romance-Germanic Language Border in Europe
Dutch/Flemish in the North of France
The Dutch-French Language Border in Belgium
Language Use and Language Contact in Brussels
German in Belgium: Linguistic Variation from a Contact Linguistic Point of View
Luxembourg, a Multilingual Society at the Romance/Germanic Language Border
Alsace
The German-Romance Language Borders in Switzerland
South Tyrol: German and Italian in a Changing World.
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Contributor:
Willemyns, Dr. Roland.
Other format:
Print version: Treffers-Daller, Dr. Jeanine Language Contact at the Romance-Germanic Language Border
ISBN:
9781853596711
9781853596278
OCLC:
923618885