Polysemy of loanwords (as an example of the originally Arabic lexical units)

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Language lexical system is the most vulnerable for loanwords as this is the regular means to enlarge vocabulary. Getting into a new language environment, a loanword used to be adopted by all possible means - from phonetics to syntax - and inevitably obtains a number of new meanings. Thus it makes a full-featured language unit.

O I Alexandrova

Peoples' Friendship University

Email: OIAleksandrova@yandex.ru <mailto:OIAleksandrova@yandex.ru>
Кафедра общего и русского языкознанияФилологический факультет; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University

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