Dictionary of Arabic and Allied loanwords: Spanish, by Frederico Corriente

By Frederico Corriente

A survey of Arabic and allied loanwords in Western languages is a prime software to asses the influence of Islamic components within the emergence and heritage of Western civilization. The Romance languages of the Iberian Peninsula are in an awesome place for this type of learn, contemplating the size and power of Muslim states on its soil.

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Alguarisme "figure" < And. alxuwarfzmi, unlike cases as Pt. and Old Cs. galingal "galingale" < Neo-Ar. xalanjiin), >j< in contemporary Ar. loanwords, much after the standardization of the mod. pronunciation of Cs. , jaima "tent" < Bas. xayma and jalifa "Sultan's delegate in the former Spanish Protectorate of Northern Morocco" < Mor. -Pt. spelling,

Alcurnia), nor in Ct. , almunia, and en doina "to and fro"

Alcandiga for alcandia "Turkey millet" < And. , Sal. and Ext. ). , Cs. and Pt. almofar "mail head-cover under the helmet"

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