Modern Greek in diaspora

Alvanoudi, Angeliki (2019) Modern Greek in diaspora. Springer, Cham, Switzerland.

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Abstract

The present study examines the structure and use of the Greek language spoken by immigrants in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia. It analyzes language contact-induced changes, such as borrowing of lexemes and discourse patterns, as well as code switching in bilingual conversation. The data analyzed derive from participant observation and some 23 hours of audio and video recorded conversations with first and second-generation Greek immigrants that were collected during fieldwork in 2013.

Item ID: 55208
Item Type: Book (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-3-319-90898-4
Keywords: Greek; language contact-induced changes; code switching; contact linguistics; interactional approaches; code switching; lexical and pragmatic borrowing;linguistics; anthropology; sociology; migration
Copyright Information: © The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2020 02:52
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 100%
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