Language Resources and Evaluation

, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp 281–290 | Cite as

Google the verb



The verb google is intriguing for the study of morphology, loanwords, assimilation, language contrast and neologisms. We present data for it for nineteen languages from nine language families.


Multilingual morphology Loanwords Assimilation Neologism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lexical Computing LtdBrightonUK

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