Borrowing and Lexicon
journal of kerbala university,
2009, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 41-46
AbstractIt is natural that the meaning of any word in a language changes , develops or disappears across time. So every language has to adopt certain criterion in order to expand its vocabulary. The most common source of adding new vocabulary to a language is called borrowing .The present paper sheds some light at the concept of borrowing and displays the major periods of borrowing in the history of English . In addition , it introduces with some examples the basic types of borrowing. Finally , some conclusions are pinpointed through explaining the concept under study.
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