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- n. Plural form of foreignism.
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There may be some difficulties or longer reading cycles with ‘high level’ scientific texts containing large number of specific terms, also with texts which contain a certain array of words starting and ending with the same letters or texts containing foreignisms.
Many Icelanders hate linguistic purism and are in favour of adopting foreignisms as is done in every other Scandinavian langauge.
I have to dictate sometimes fifty letters a day filled with strange names and technicalities and foreignisms, and there's no time to consult dictionaries and the like, -- no leisure, half the time, to read over the letters submitted for my signature.