Registration request for Spanglish

Mark Davis ☕️ mark at
Wed Dec 21 17:52:45 CET 2016

​BTW, I have filed a ticket for adding a generative mechanism. If that is
approved, then I would expect that the majority of systems would use it
instead of these one-off variants.​


On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 5:48 PM, Michael Everson <everson at>

> 1. Name of requester: Michael Everson
> 2. E-mail address of requester: everson @
> 3. Record Requested:
> Type: variant
> Subtag: spanglis
> Description: Spanglish, a name given to a variety of contact dialects of
> English and Spanish
> Prefix: en
> Prefix: es
> Comments:
> 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.
> 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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