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Pandaemonium Germanicum

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GARTNER, Angelika. “Der schnodert in German”: examples of loan word and linguistic mixtures of German and Brazilian Portuguese in the South of Brazil (São Bento do Sul, Santa Catarina State). Pandaemonium ger. [online]. 2011, n.18, pp.248-282. ISSN 1982-8837.

The article focuses on loan words, language mixtures and the continuous code switching specifically of residents of German origin from São Bento do Sul, Federal State of Santa Catarina. It deals with loan words of Portuguese lexemes such as interjections, formulaic expressions, negations, subjunctions/conjunctions and some special cases of Portuguese constructions. Using various segments of spoken language and short analyses the special forms of German-Brazilian language contact are presented in exemplary form.

Keywords : Loan words; language mixture; code switching; special forms of German-Brazilian Portuguese language contact.

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