barbarisme

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barbarisme m (plural barbarismes)

  1. a lexical borrowing not considered nativized within a given language; linguistic interference

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly denotes recent borrowings from Castilian into Catalan, such as algo (for quelcom, res or alguna cosa), carinyo (for afecte), or después (for després).


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin barbarismus

Noun[edit]

barbarisme m (plural barbarismes)

  1. barbarism

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