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Code-switching
(4,832 words)

1. Introduction

‘Code- switching’ is generally used as a cover term for a linguistic or discourse practice in which elements and items from two or more linguistic systems, or codes – be they different languages or varieties of a langua…

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Gunvor Mejdell, “Code-switching”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0060>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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