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However, ostensibly synonymous words are often associated with different shades of meanings and stylistic values, thereby enriching the Japanese vocabulary and allowing for a greater range of expression. (Shibatani, 1990: 144) Such parallel vocabulary items are used ‘for a new version of an old thing to impress that something is different between the two’ (Honna, 1995: 53). For instance, the connotations triggered by colour loanwords are different from their Japanese counterparts; yellow, for instance, is associated with brightness more than ki-iro (Nakamura, 1995).
Hammer & Giauque, 1989: 36) Errors are frequent because cognates encourage learners to produce, and eventually the facilitation of cognates outweighs the early errors they cause. Just as errors from negative transfer have been catalogued at length, the facilitating effects of cognates have been persuasively described. g. g. Odlin, 1989). g. Richman, 1970). Cognates allow rapid expansion of vocabulary for various language students. For the Spanish speaker learning English, the number of such lexical items that he can add to his vocabulary is enormous.
3. This study was originally reported in Daulton (2004a). 4. By contrast, although one can indulge in conventional borrowings such as in vivo and vis-a`-vis , gratuitous use of extinct Latinisms and personal importation of foreign words is, generally speaking, verboten . Part 2 Gairaigo and Language Acquisition Chapter 3 Resolving the Paradox of Cognates Many languages are linked by the cognate pairs they share Á sets of words that learners perceive to be similar. Japan’s massive lexical borrowing, for instance, has created many such intersections between Japanese and English.