Russische Lehnwörter im Deutschen
Russian loanwords in German
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The article attempts to present the impact of the co-existence of the Slavic and Germanic world on the formation of Slavic loanwords in German. The study focuses chiefly on the Russian loanwords in German. It presents and describes the cultural, historical, political, and economic reasons for the transfer of lexical elements of Russian origin to German. The aforementioned factors include: the impact of the Hanseatic trade, political alliances, and conflicts. The work refers to loanwords of Russian origin that have entered German throughout the ages. The article provides examples of words that describe typically Russian phenomena (e.g. Tundra), whose counterparts had not existed in German before.
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