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What Are Loanwords and What Is Their Significance In Language?

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Throughout time translators have often been unable to find translations for words in the language they are translating too, and have just kept the original source word. These words are then incorporated into the language and are commonly known as, ‘loanwords’. There are multiple examples of such instances across almost every language and they are so commonly used that most native speakers will be unaware of their origin. Another way in which loanwords would work their way into a new language is that the speaker may speak the language the word comes from, and use that word when speaking with groups of people familiar with the language. They would then […]

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