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Noun1.loanblend - a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
Latin - any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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Peer-reviewed and selected, 12 papers consider such topics as obscure versus transparent cognates in linguistic reconstructions, the sources of relative clauses, concerning myself, markers of the spirit world in Oceanic languages, the smuggled budgie as a case study study of an Australian loanblend, and archaisms in placenames in Arabana-Wangkangurru country.