Latin Loan Words in the Italian Language and Their Functions

Haihong ZHANG

Abstract


The Italian language is derived from Vulgar Latin. Borrowing words from another language is an important way for the development of a language. Since its emergence, the Italian language has been picking up neologisms from other languages. The Latin loan words in the Italian language can be analyzed from three different aspects – the time when they are borrowed, the fields they are involved in and the part of speech they belong to – in order to delve into the relation between the two languages and the influence that Latin imposed on Italian.


Keywords


Italian language; Loan words; Latin

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/9579

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