PL EN


Journal
2005 | 50 | 215-236
Article title

OLD POLISH DITHEMATIC NAMES IN THE 20th CENTURY. HERITAGE AND INNOVATIONS

Authors
Title variants
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
Old Polish dithematic given names of Slavic origin of the type 'Boguchwal', 'Czcibor', 'Domarad', 'Kazimierz', used in the Middle Ages, fell out of use to a significant extent during the Middle Polish period (16th-18th centuries), and were almost forgotten, in favor of borrowed Christian names. In the 19th century efforts were made to bring these native names, extracted from old documents, back to life and to give them to children, out of patriotic motives, with the intention of preserving the national identity after the loss of Poland's independence. The article presents the history of the ancient dithematic given names' return, and particularly their presence in the set of first names given in Poland in the 20th century, showing traditional forms as well as innovations and even false and corrupted readings of the names.
Journal
Year
Volume
50
Pages
215-236
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • M. Malec, Instytut Jezyka Polskiego PAN, al. Mickiewicza 31, 31-120 Kraków, Poland
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
CEJSH db identifier
07PLAAAA02024307
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.8f3ee4dd-4353-3b76-9814-fabe9107651d
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.