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Cross-Linguistic Influence in Medical Language

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Publication: Language and Literature – European Landmarks of Identity, 5 (1), p. 346
p-ISSN:1843-1577
Publisher:Universitatea din Pitești
Place:Pitești
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Abstract:The present paper focuses on cross-linguistic influence in Romanian medical language, due to language contact with English, the modern lingua franca in the technico- scientific field of medicine. In the article, language transfer and cross-linguistic influence will be used interchangeably, as they are the most commonly employed in contemporary second language research. From the different types of influence, our focus of interest is the lexical contact phenomenon, namely the borrowing of anglicisms, as many studies have shown non- native language influence to be common and frequent at the lexical level. We also emphasize some patterns of negative transfer or interference, which is inherently more interesting than positive transfer.
Key words:cross-linguistic influence, language contact, interference
Language: English
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