Regina Morin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Regina Morin plays a role.


Morin, Regina and Damián Robles 2020 The differing behavior of loanwords in the Spanish of technology and of fashion and beautyHispanic Linguistics: Current issues and new directions, Morales-Front, Alfonso, Michael J. Ferreira, Ronald P. Leow and Cristina Sanz (eds.), pp. 265–284 | Chapter
This comparative study of loanwords in the language of technology and of fashion and beauty in Spanish shows that their behavior is starkly different in these semantic fields. Data from Spanish language web pages show that lexical borrowing is more frequent in fashion than in technology,… read more
With the rise of the Internet, English has become a source of borrowing of computer terms in many languages, including Spanish. Many of these borrowings are rapidly making their way into the Spanish language press. A survey of newspapers from eight Latin American countries yielded a total of 231… read more