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Journal
2015 | 59 | 181-195
Article title

Polskie habitatywa na -anin, -an i -ak (przyczynek)

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Content
Title variants
EN
Polish Inhabitants’ Names with -ak, -an and -anin
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
This article presents formally the functional and geographical diversity of the linguistic categories of Polish inhabitants’ names, focusing on the top three suffixes: -ak, -an and -anin. The first part discusses the criteria of suffix distribution, their functional diversity, origin, as well as their formal and semantic development in Polish. The second part is devoted to the old-fashioned and modern formal diversity of inhabitants’ names in Polish dialects. There is also a division of Polish language areas into the northern, central and western part with the suffix -ak, and the southern and eastern part (nowadays only southern and eastern borderland) with the suffix -anin. The last part describes locally conditioned pragmatic characteristics of the suffix -ak, and the attitude in Polish local dialects of the linguistic category of inhabitants’ names to collective neighbors’ nicknames.
Journal
Year
Volume
59
Pages
181-195
Physical description
Dates
published
2015-11-26
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Document Type
Publication order reference
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.ojs-doi-10_17651_ONOMAST_59_11
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