Definition of Loanwords

1. Noun. (plural of loanword) ¹



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Definition of Loanwords

1. loanword [n] - See also: loanword

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loanwords

loaning
loanings
loanins
loanland
loanlands
loanmonger
loanmongers
loans
loanshark
loansharked
loansharking
loansharks
loanshift
loanshifts
loanword
loanwords (current term)
loasa
loasa family
loast
loath
loath(p)
loathable
loathe
loathed
loather
loathers
loathes
loathest
loatheth
loathful

Literary usage of Loanwords

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1. The Latin Language: An Historical Account of Latin Sounds, Stems and Flexions by Wallace Martin Lindsay (1894)
"Accentuation of Greek loanwords. (See the passages quoted by Schoell, ... But Greek loanwords which became naturalized at Rome were adapted to the Latin ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The loanwords are easily recognized, except those which come from the Sumerian. All the Semitic nationalities, except the Arabian and the Geez (Ethiopia), ..."

3. Scandinavian Influence on Southern Lowland Scotch: A Contribution to the by George Tobias Flom (1900)
"It would seem, then, that the greater number of loanwords came in after ... The following dates for the appearance of loanwords in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle ..."

4. Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin: An Historical Study of the Fifth Chapter of Daniel by John Dyneley Prince (1893)
"vii.s 419, that the occurrence of Persian loanwords necessarily points to a ... It is quite conceivable that Persian loanwords should have remained until ..."

5. A Critical Commentary on the Book of Daniel: Designed Especially for by John Dyneley Prince (1899)
"Foreign loanwords. An additional evidence that the Book of Daniel must have ... 419, that the occurrence of Persian loanwords necessarily points to a pre ..."

6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1900)
"(Slavonic, Albanian, and Roumanian loanwords in modern Greek), iii. and iv. (Latin and Romance loanwords), in the Sitzungsberichte of the Vienna Academy, ..."

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