The role of the Slovak language in the etymological research of the words seb, sebes, sebesen Cover Image

Роль словацкого языка в исследовании этимологии венгерских слов seb, sebes, sebesen
The role of the Slovak language in the etymological research of the words seb, sebes, sebesen

Author(s): Imre Pacsai
Subject(s): Language studies
Published by: Slavistický ústav Jána Stanislava Slovenskej akadémie vied
Keywords: Arrow; etymological and semantic research; homonymy; polysemantic relation; cultural contact; idiomatic phraseology; change of meaning

Summary/Abstract: This article deals with some words of unknown origin in the Hungarian language and discusses the relevant problems of etymological research. The author focuses on the similarity of semantic reletions in the Slovak and Altaic languages as well as the semantic connections between Hungarian and Slovak words. The words denoting ″arrow″ and their role in semantic and etymological research is invetigated. Also discussed is the presence of Altaic loan words in Hungarian and the Altaic-Hungarian contacts as presented in a study by M. Marek (2003).

  • Issue Year: 47/2012
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 108-117
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Russian