Registration request for Spanglish
everson at evertype.com
Wed Dec 21 17:48:42 CET 2016
1. Name of requester: Michael Everson
2. E-mail address of requester: everson @ evertype.com
3. Record Requested:
Description: Spanglish, a name given to a variety of contact dialects of English and Spanish
4. Intended meaning of the subtag:
Spanglish is a name given to a variety of contact dialects of English and Spanish. Text may be essentially in Spanish with a large percentage of English loanwords (some of which are naturalized to Spanish grammar), or it may be in English with a large percentage of Spanish loanwords, or in the continuum between them. A judgement call by the tagger is expected to be made with regard to the base prefix to be used.
5. Reference to published description of the language (book or article):
The Reference section contains numerous books and articles discussing Spanglish
Joménez, Rosa María. “Spanglish”: the Language of Chicanos.
Stavans, Ilan. 2004. Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language. New York: Rayo (HarperCollins). 978-0-06-0087760-5
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