volume 33, issue 2017, P277-296 2018
DOI: 10.1515/lex-2017-0014
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Stefan Ruhstaller, María Dolores Gordón Peral

Abstract: AbstractDuring the nine centuries of Arab presence in the Iberian Peninsula (from the conquest in 711 to the expulsion of the Moriscos in 1610), the Ibero-Romance languages received hundreds of Arabic loanwords. This lexicon is distributed in specific notional fields that reflect the cultural exchange that Christian Spain benefitted from in its contact with Al-Andalus, and is often characterized by a limited diatopic, diastratic and diachronic diffusion that reveals that the transfer of lexical material occurr…

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