SPANISH 487 - Studies in Hispanic Linguistics
Section: 002 History of the Spanish Lexicon
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Spanish (SPANISH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Nine credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399; or two RCLANG 324 and six credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399.
Advisory Prerequisites:
SPANISH 298, ROMLING 298, or LING 210.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

As Spanish is a Romance language, the historical core of its lexicon was inherited from the spoken Latin of the Roman Empire. To this base were added over time words taken from the many languages with which Spanish came into contact throughout its history, as well as new words created within Spanish through various processes of derivation.This course will trace the history of the different historical layers of the Spanish lexicon.

This course counts as elective credit toward the Spanish minor.

Course Requirements:

There will be two exams and a term paper.

Class Format:

The course will be taught in Spanish.

SPANISH 487 - Studies in Hispanic Linguistics
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002 (REC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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