The Impact of ‘Indianism’ In English in India

Authors

  • J. Aungston Assistant Professor, Department of English, Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai, India
  • S. John Emmanuel Assistant Professor, Department of English, Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai, India

Keywords:

Syntax, Lexicon, Morphology, Academic, Ecologies, Phonology

Abstract

Indian English is a group of English dialects, or regional language varieties, spoken primarily in the Indian subcontinent. Though English is one of modern India’s two official languages, the other being Hindi, only a few hundred thousand Indians have English as ‘their’ language. Indians have made English into their own with its own linguistic and cultural ecologies and socio-cultural contexts. Indians have a lot to gain from knowing English and the world has a lot to gain from English knowing Indians. This article highlights how we a global language like English has been made use of by different people of our country with its phonology and morphology.

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Published

25-07-2021

How to Cite

[1]
J. Aungston and S. John Emmanuel, “The Impact of ‘Indianism’ In English in India”, IJRAMT, vol. 2, no. 7, pp. 202–203, Jul. 2021.

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