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A Morphological Analysis of Loan Words among Yoruba Speakers of English Language

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

Many children born in Nigerian urban areas are exposed to two to more languages because of the heterogeneous nature of the cities/towns. One of such languages is the language of the environment; the other may be their mother tongue L1, English language which is the official language of the country and bits of Arabic language which is the language of Islam. That is if Islam is one of the predominant religions in the metropolis. Language contact occurs in a variety of phenomena which include language convergence, and re-lexification, other products include: pidgin, creoles, code-switching, code-mixing etc. Banjo, (1983), Madaki, (1983), Pariola (1983) in Olaoye (1991), also state that, when languages come into contact, a variety of phenomena take place which are bilingualism, borrowing, relexification, code-switching, code-mixing and perhaps language death.

AIM OF THE STUDY

This study analyses the morphological adjustments of the loaned lexical items by collecting data from (English, Hausa and Arabic languages) that have been integrated into the vocabulary of Yoruba speakers and the effects of language borrowing/loaning on Yoruba speakers of English language in Kaduna metropolis. The study therefore, i. analyses the morphological adjustment of the loaned items. ii. identifies some English, Hausa and words that have been integrated into the vocabulary Yoruba bilinguals. iii. finds out how intelligible the borrowed/loaned lexical items are to Yoruba speakers in the South-West and iv. looks at the linguistic effects of language borrowing/loaning on Yoruba speakers of English in Kaduna metropolis

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