Chicano Spanish, lixical innovations, English, loanword
One highly visible, often stigmatized feature of Chicano Spanish is lexical innovation due to intimate contact with English and the mainstream culture. As noted in table 1, these Anglicisms are the result of varying degrees of host language adaptation and integration and include at least three distinct types of innovations: the lexical switch, the loanword, and the calque.
Original Publication Citation
English Loanwords in Chicano Spanish: Characterization and Rationale. Bilingual Review/Revista Bilingue, Vol. 23 No. 2 (May-August, 1998).
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Smead, Robert N., "English Loanwords in Chicano Spanish: Characterization and Rationale" (1998). All Faculty Publications. 1135.
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