hyperforeignism (Q5958014)

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hypercorrection where speakers misidentify the distribution of a pattern found in loanwords and extend it incorrectly to other environments; e.g. “habanero” mispronounced as /ˌhɑːbənˈjɛɹo/; “Punjab” as /ˈpʊndʒɑːb/; “lingerie” as /ˌlɒnʒəˈreɪ/
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hyperforeignism
hypercorrection where speakers misidentify the distribution of a pattern found in loanwords and extend it incorrectly to other environments; e.g. “habanero” mispronounced as /ˌhɑːbənˈjɛɹo/; “Punjab” as /ˈpʊndʒɑːb/; “lingerie” as /ˌlɒnʒəˈreɪ/

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