Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!


+ Save concept

A hyperforeignism is a type of qualitative hypercorrection that involves speakers misidentifying the distribution of a pattern found in loanwords and extending it to other environments, including words and phrases not borrowed from the language that the pattern derives from. [1]

82 relations: Acute accent, Analogy, Ancient Greek, Anglo-Norman language, Barista, Béarnaise sauce, Beijing, Bolognese sauce, Bordeaux wine, Cambridge University Press, Camille Saint-Saëns, Cartagena, Colombia, Chávez (surname), Che Guevara, Circumflex, Clairet, Coup de grâce, Courts of England and Wales, Digraph (orthography), Don Quixote, Dutch language, Empanada, Entrecôte, French fries, French language, German language, Goat cheese, Grave accent, Grevé, Habanero, Hector Berlioz, Hindi, Hypercorrection, India, Italian language, John Benjamins Publishing Company, L'Estrange, Lasagne, Legal English, Lingerie, List of English words of French origin, List of English words of Italian origin, List of English words of Russian origin, List of English words of Spanish origin, Loanword, Lucire, Mandarin Chinese, Marguerite Duras, Mate (drink), Metal umlaut, ..., Mise-en-scène, Moët & Chandon, Nasal vowel, Norman language, Norwegian language, Oyez, Palatalization (phonetics), Parmigiano-Reggiano, Petruchio, Phonological history of Spanish coronal fricatives, Pierre Boulez, Punjab, Pyongyang, Raj, Rooibos, Roosevelt (name), Russian language, Smörgåsbord, Southern England, Spanish language, Surname, Swedish language, Taj Mahal, Target Corporation, Tenerife, The Colbert Report, The Guardian, The Taming of the Shrew, Tilde, Vichyssoise, Voiceless labiodental fricative, Vowel. Expand index (32 more) »

Acute accent

The acute accent (´) is a diacritic used in many modern written languages with alphabets based on the Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek scripts.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Acute accent · See more »


Analogy (from Greek ἀναλογία, analogia, "proportion", from ana- "upon, according to" + logos "ratio") is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject (the analog, or source) to another (the target), or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Analogy · See more »

Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Ancient Greek · See more »

Anglo-Norman language

Anglo-Norman, also known as Anglo-Norman French, is a variety of the Norman language that was used in England and, to a lesser extent, elsewhere in the British Isles during the Anglo-Norman period.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Anglo-Norman language · See more »


A barista (from the Italian for "bartender") is a person, usually a coffeehouse employee, who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Barista · See more »

Béarnaise sauce

Béarnaise sauce is a sauce made of clarified butter emulsified in egg yolks and white wine vinegar and flavored with herbs.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Béarnaise sauce · See more »


Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Beijing · See more »

Bolognese sauce

Bolognese sauce (known in Italian as ragù alla bolognese,, ragù bolognese, or simply ragù) is a meat-based sauce originating from Bologna, Italy, hence the name.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Bolognese sauce · See more »

Bordeaux wine

A Bordeaux wine is any wine produced in the Bordeaux region of southwest France, centred on the city of Bordeaux on the Garonne River, to the north of the city the Dordogne River joins the Garonne forming the broad estuary called the Gironde and covering the whole area of the Gironde department,with a total vineyard area of over 120,000 hectares, making it the largest wine growing area in France.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Bordeaux wine · See more »

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Cambridge University Press · See more »

Camille Saint-Saëns

Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (9 October 183516 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Camille Saint-Saëns · See more »

Cartagena, Colombia

The city of Cartagena, known in the colonial era as Cartagena de Indias (Cartagena de Indias), is a major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Cartagena, Colombia · See more »

Chávez (surname)

Chávez or Chavez is usually an American Spanish, and also a Filipino surname, a variation of "Chaves", and may refer to.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Chávez (surname) · See more »

Che Guevara

Ernesto "Che" Guevara (June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)The date of birth recorded on was June 14, 1928, although one tertiary source, (Julia Constenla, quoted by Jon Lee Anderson), asserts that he was actually born on May 14 of that year.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Che Guevara · See more »


The circumflex is a diacritic in the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts that is used in the written forms of many languages and in various romanization and transcription schemes.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Circumflex · See more »


Clairet is a wine that is dark pink in style, and may be described as a full bodied and deep coloured type of rosé.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Clairet · See more »

Coup de grâce

A coup de grâce (French for "blow of mercy") is a death blow to end the suffering of a severely wounded person or animal.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Coup de grâce · See more »

Courts of England and Wales

The Courts of England and Wales, supported administratively by Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service, are the civil and criminal courts responsible for the administration of justice in England and Wales.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Courts of England and Wales · See more »

Digraph (orthography)

A digraph or digram (from the δίς dís, "double" and γράφω gráphō, "to write") is a pair of characters used in the orthography of a language to write either a single phoneme (distinct sound), or a sequence of phonemes that does not correspond to the normal values of the two characters combined.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Digraph (orthography) · See more »

Don Quixote

The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha (El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha), or just Don Quixote (Oxford English Dictionary, ""), is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Don Quixote · See more »

Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Dutch language · See more »


An empanada is a type of pasty baked or fried in many countries of the Americas and in Spain.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Empanada · See more »


In French, the word entrecôte denotes a premium cut of beef used for steaks.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Entrecôte · See more »

French fries

French fries (North American English), chips (British and Commonwealth English), finger chips (Indian English), or French-fried potatoes are ''batonnet'' or allumette-cut deep-fried potatoes.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and French fries · See more »

French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and French language · See more »

German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and German language · See more »

Goat cheese

Goat cheese, goats' cheese, or chèvre (or; from the French word for goat), is cheese made from goat's milk.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Goat cheese · See more »

Grave accent

The grave accent (`) is a diacritical mark in many written languages, including Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Dutch, Emilian-Romagnol, French, West Frisian, Greek (until 1982; see polytonic orthography), Haitian Creole, Italian, Mohawk, Occitan, Portuguese, Ligurian, Scottish Gaelic, Vietnamese, Welsh, Romansh, and Yoruba.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Grave accent · See more »


Grevé is Swedish cow's milk cheese, similar to Emmental.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Grevé · See more »


The habanero is rated as a hot variety of chili pepper.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Habanero · See more »

Hector Berlioz

Louis-Hector Berlioz; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique, Harold en Italie, Roméo et Juliette, Grande messe des morts (Requiem), L'Enfance du Christ, Benvenuto Cellini, La Damnation de Faust, and Les Troyens. Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation. He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted several concerts with more than 1,000 musicians. He also composed around 50 compositions for voice, accompanied by piano or orchestra. His influence was critical for the further development of Romanticism, especially in composers like Richard Wagner, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss, and Gustav Mahler.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Hector Berlioz · See more »


Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Hindi · See more »


In linguistics or usage, hypercorrection is a non-standard usage that results from the over-application of a perceived rule of grammar or a usage prescription.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Hypercorrection · See more »


India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and India · See more »

Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Italian language · See more »

John Benjamins Publishing Company

John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent academic publisher in social sciences and humanities with its head office in Amsterdam.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and John Benjamins Publishing Company · See more »


L'Estrange may refer to.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and L'Estrange · See more »


Lasagne (singular lasagna) are wide, flat pasta, and possibly one of the oldest types of pasta.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Lasagne · See more »

Legal English

Legal English is the type of English as used in legal writing.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Legal English · See more »


Lingerie is a category of women's clothing including at least undergarments, sleepwear and lightweight robes.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Lingerie · See more »

List of English words of French origin

A great number of words of French origin have entered the English language to the extent that many Latin words have come to the English language.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and List of English words of French origin · See more »

List of English words of Italian origin

This is a partial list of known or supposed Italian loanwords in English.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and List of English words of Italian origin · See more »

List of English words of Russian origin

This page transcribes Russian (written in Cyrillic script) using the IPA.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and List of English words of Russian origin · See more »

List of English words of Spanish origin

It is a list of English language words whose origin can be traced to the Spanish language as "Spanish loan words".

New!!: Hyperforeignism and List of English words of Spanish origin · See more »


A loanword (also loan word or loan-word) is a word adopted from one language (the donor language) and incorporated into another language without translation.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Loanword · See more »


Lucire is a fashion magazine that originally began on the web in 1997, branching into a monthly print edition in its home country of New Zealand in 2004.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Lucire · See more »

Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin is a group of related varieties of Chinese spoken across most of northern and southwestern China.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Mandarin Chinese · See more »

Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Donnadieu, known as Marguerite Duras (4 April 1914 – 3 March 1996), was a French novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and experimental filmmaker.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Marguerite Duras · See more »

Mate (drink)

Mate (sometimes spelled maté in English though not in Spanish or Portuguese), also known as chimarrão or cimarrón, is a traditional South American caffeine-rich infused drink, that was first consumed by the Guaraní and also spread by the Tupí people.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Mate (drink) · See more »

Metal umlaut

A metal umlaut (also known as röck döts) is a diacritic that is sometimes used gratuitously or decoratively over letters in the names of hard rock or heavy metal bands—for example those of Blue Öyster Cult, Queensrÿche, Motörhead, The Accüsed and Mötley Crüe.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Metal umlaut · See more »


Mise-en-scène ("placing on stage") is an expression used to describe the design aspect of a theatre or film production, which essentially means "visual theme" or "telling a story"—both in visually artful ways through storyboarding, cinematography and stage design, and in poetically artful ways through direction.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Mise-en-scène · See more »

Moët & Chandon

Moët & Chandon, or Moët, is a French fine winery and co-owner of the luxury goods company LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Moët & Chandon · See more »

Nasal vowel

A nasal vowel is a vowel that is produced with a lowering of the velum so that air escapes both through the nose as well as the mouth, such as the French vowel.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Nasal vowel · See more »

Norman language

No description.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Norman language · See more »

Norwegian language

Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the official language.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Norwegian language · See more »


Oyez (more rarely with the word stress at the beginning) is a traditional interjection said two or three times in succession to introduce the opening of a court of law, especially in Great Britain.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Oyez · See more »

Palatalization (phonetics)

In phonetics, palatalization (also) or palatization refers to a way of pronouncing a consonant in which part of the tongue is moved close to the hard palate.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Palatalization (phonetics) · See more »


Parmigiano-Reggiano is an Italian hard, granular cheese.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Parmigiano-Reggiano · See more »


Petruchio (an anglicisation of the Italian name Petruccio) is the male protagonist in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew (c. 1590–1594).

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Petruchio · See more »

Phonological history of Spanish coronal fricatives

In Spanish dialectology, the terms,, and are used to describe the opposition between dialects that distinguish the phonemes and (distinción), and those that do not exhibit the distinction and have only one coronal fricative phoneme, either alveolar (similar to in accents with distinción) or, less commonly, denti-alveolar (similar to in accents with distinción).

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Phonological history of Spanish coronal fricatives · See more »

Pierre Boulez

Pierre Louis Joseph Boulez CBE (26 March 1925 – 5 January 2016) was a French composer, conductor, writer and founder of institutions.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Pierre Boulez · See more »


The Punjab, also spelled Panjab (land of "five rivers"; Punjabi: پنجاب (Shahmukhi); ਪੰਜਾਬ (Gurumukhi); Πενταποταμία, Pentapotamia) is a geographical and cultural region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, comprising areas of eastern Pakistan and northern India.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Punjab · See more »


Pyongyang, or P'yŏngyang, is the capital and largest city of North Korea.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Pyongyang · See more »


Raj (राज, راج, রাজ) in different contexts means "rule", "king", "ruler", "emperor" or "royalty" in the Sanskrit language families of the Indian sub-continent, including Romanes, its closest Indo-European relative.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Raj · See more »


Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), meaning "red bush"; is a broom-like member of the Fabaceae family of plants growing in South Africa's fynbos.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Rooibos · See more »

Roosevelt (name)

The name Roosevelt is an American toponymic surname derived from the Dutch surname Van Rosevelt/Van Rosenvelt, meaning "from rose field" or "of a rose field." The most famous bearers of this name come from the Roosevelt family, a merchant and political family descended from the 17th-century immigrant to New Netherland Claes Maartenszen van Rosenvelt.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Roosevelt (name) · See more »

Russian language

Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Russian language · See more »


Smörgåsbord is a type of Scandinavian meal, originating in Sweden, served buffet-style with multiple hot and cold dishes of various foods on a table.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Smörgåsbord · See more »

Southern England

Southern England, or the South of England, also known as the South, refers roughly to the southern counties of England.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Southern England · See more »

Spanish language

Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Spanish language · See more »


A surname, family name, or last name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending on the culture).

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Surname · See more »

Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Swedish language · See more »

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (meaning "Crown of the Palace") is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Taj Mahal · See more »

Target Corporation

Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Target Corporation · See more »


Tenerife is the largest and most populated island of the seven Canary Islands.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Tenerife · See more »

The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired four days a week on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005 to December 18, 2014 for 1,447 episodes.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and The Colbert Report · See more »

The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and The Guardian · See more »

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and The Taming of the Shrew · See more »


The tilde (in the American Heritage dictionary or; ˜ or ~) is a grapheme with several uses.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Tilde · See more »


Vichyssoise is a thick soup made of boiled and puréed leeks, onions, potatoes, cream, and chicken stock.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Vichyssoise · See more »

Voiceless labiodental fricative

The voiceless labiodental fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in a number of spoken languages.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Voiceless labiodental fricative · See more »


A vowel is one of the two principal classes of speech sound, the other being a consonant.

New!!: Hyperforeignism and Vowel · See more »

Redirects here:

Hyper-foreignism, Hyperforeign.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperforeignism

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »