Faktoren der Genuszuweisung – ein Vergleich anhand von Anglizismen und Polonismen

  1. Agnieszka Nyenhuis
  2. Karen Pittner

Abstract

Determinants of gender assignment – a comparison between Anglicisms and Polonisms


In present-day German, the majority of Anglicisms have masculine gender, whereas Polonisms more often exhibit feminine gender. The paper investigates the rules of gender assignment with regard to Anglicisms and Polonisms (the latter based on a corpus of loan words in the dialect of Silesia) in order to account for the difference.

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Germanica Wratislaviensia

136, 2012

Pages from 123 to 148

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