Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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1. Introduction

The multifarious contacts between Arabic and Ibero-Romance have led to prolific cultural exchange. The linguistic aspect of this exchange materializes as mutual influence between different varieties of Arabic and the Ibero-Romance languages and dialects. Arabic loanwords are defined as ‘words introduced directly…

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Reinhard Kiesler, “Ibero-Romance”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 17 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol2_0040>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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