Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Castellanización en Suecia: Tendencias en el uso de verbos suecos castellanizados en el habla de hispanohablantes en Suecia.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Language and Literature.
2011 (Spanish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The object of this study is to investigate which tendencies there are in terms of the frequency of hispanication of Swedish verbs used by Spanish-speakers who live in Sweden. The emphasis is put on explaining the phenomena of hispanication, and the frequency in which it may occur.

The study is based on an empirical corpus, and is carried out with a questionnaire. Verbs found in earlier studies, and with help from a Spanish-speaking professor at the Linneaus University of Växjö, have been used in the questionnaire where the Hispanics have been asked to state the frequency of their use of these verbs. The individuals taking part in the study have also been asked to provide personal information in order to obtain a better understanding of the frequency of the hispanication in comparison to their social-linguistic background and how they themselves evaluate their linguistic competence in both Swedish and Spanish. Comparisons are made between different groups, such as gender, age, linguistic competence and linguistic self-evaluation.

To further understand the terms used in the study, which often appears in a linguistic context, the author has made a short explanation of the terms that are most frequently used. Many of the terms used cause great controversy and lots of problems among the ones who study linguistics, and therefore it was important in this study to clarify the meaning of these terms, such as loan word, code-switching and hispanication.

The author comes to the conclusion that the tendency of the use of the verbs appearing in this short study generally shows no frequent use, although some verbs such as grilar, parkear and pasar show tendencies of a major use among the informants.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
hispanication, languages in contact, code-switching, linguistic exchange, loan words, neologism, spanenska
Keyword [es]
castellanización, cambio de código, intercambio lingüístico, préstamo, bilingüismo, neologismo, spanenska
National Category
General Language Studies and Linguistics
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-15902OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-15902DiVA: diva2:460124
Subject / course
Spanish
Educational program
Language, Culture and Communication Programme, 180 credits
Presentation
2011-10-18, 15:00 (Spanish)
Uppsok
Humanities, Theology
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2012-01-05 Created: 2011-11-29 Last updated: 2012-01-05Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

Haglund, Ulrika: Castellanización en Suecia(1671 kB)385 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 1671 kBChecksum SHA-512
6ecf394ed93b26965bd2be069cadf000667389145e9d7ad9987f6a4cb032fd3d7ac81a98cdaf9b075975454cd039bdbab36d27534af9fe4abba06e9f62c964e7
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Language and Literature
General Language Studies and Linguistics

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 385 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn