The wolf in sheep's clothing: Camouflaged borrowing in Modern German

@inproceedings{Mailhammer2008TheWI,
  title={The wolf in sheep's clothing: Camouflaged borrowing in Modern German},
  author={Robert Mailhammer},
  year={2008}
}
This article addresses a phenomenon of language contact that has not received much attention in mainstream contact linguistics, namely borrowing via a mechanism Zuckermann (2003) calls multisourced neologisation. Multisourced neologisation is a subtype of Zuckermann's larger class of camouflaged borrowing, and constitutes a special form of calquing in which the calque is phonetically similar to the source language material. It has much in common with folk etymology and is sometimes identified… Expand

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