Dictionary of Arabic and Allied Loanwords: Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Galician and Kindred Dialects
BRILL, 2008 - Social Science - 601 pages
One of the main cultural consequences of the contacts between Islam and the West has been the borrowing of hundreds of words, mostly of Arabic but also of other important languages of the Islamic world, such as Persian, Turkish, Berber, etc. by Western languages. Such loanwords are particularly abundant and relevant in the case of the Iberian Peninsula because of the presence of Islamic states in it for many centuries; their study is very revealing when it comes to assess the impact of those states in the emergence and shaping of Western civilization. Some famous Arabic scholars, above all R. Dozy, have tackled this task in the past, followed by other attempts at increasing and improving his pioneering work; however, the progresses achieved during the last quarter of the 20th c., in such fields as Andalusi and Andalusi Romance dialectology and lexicology made it necessary to update all the available information on this topic and to offer it in English.
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Abbreviations Sigla and Editorial Norms
The Grammar of Arabic Loanwords in IberoRomance
Index of Romance Lexical Items
List of Arabic and Allied Loanwords in Spanish Portuguese Catalan Gallician and Kindred Dialects
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Al-Andalus Alcala allomorph And.Rom appears Appendix Arag Aram Bib.Lt cal term Cl.Ar consonant contamination Coromines Corriente corrupted derive dial dialects dissimilation documented editions of DRAE etymological etymon excerpted by Eguflaz folk etymology former editions Garcia Arias gentilic Granadan hapax Hindi hypercorrect hypocoristic Iberian Peninsula identified by Kunitzsch idiom imalah Intra Intra-Rom Islamic Jud.-Sp kind language lated medical term loanwords Machado matching meaning metanalysis metathesis metonymy Morais Morisco Mudejar Muslim Neo-Ar Neo-P origin Pahl paragogical phonetic place name pr.n prob pronunciation reflected reflex root semantic evolution similated spelling stress suffix suggested syntagm tion transcription unassimilated anatomical term unassimilated astronomical term unassimilated medical term unassimilated technical term unassimilated term Vazquez & Herrera velarized vowel whence word