The papers in this collection throw fresh light on the relation between language contact and contrastive linguistics. The book focuses equally on the mutual influence of linguistic systems in contact and on the language contrasts that govern the linguistic behaviour of the bilingual speaker.Essays in Contact Linguistics Vladimir Ivir, Damir Kalogjera ... have been integrating remarkably their structural characteristics and thus are a perfect example of the processes of adaptation and leveling which, as Birnbaum (1983) points out, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Languages in Contact and Contrast|
|Author||:||Vladimir Ivir, Damir Kalogjera|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 1991-01-01|