The Nenets women’s clothing păny: Western panitsa and Eastern yagushka Cover Image

Ненецкая женская одежда пăны: западная паница и восточная ягушка
The Nenets women’s clothing păny: Western panitsa and Eastern yagushka

Author(s): Maria Konstantinovna Amelina
Subject(s): Gender Studies, Customs / Folklore
Published by: Институт языкознания Российской академии наук
Keywords: Tundra Nenets; Forest Nenets; semantic analysis; traditional clothes; women’s clothing; horizontal cut; vertical cut

Summary/Abstract: In the first part of the article the usage peculiarities of the word păny (pøni°) ‘clothes’, ‘type of women’s clothing (panitsa, yagushka)’ in Tundra Nenets and its Forest Nenets correlate are considered, derivatives are also taken into account. In the second part of the article the author describes different types of the Nenets women’s clothing: 1) the clothing with horizontal cut (Western type), 2) the clothing with vertical cut (Eastern type) and 3) the summer clothing made of a woolen cloth. The third part of the article is devoted to the evolution and geographical distribution of the “horizontal” (Western) and “vertical” (Eastern) types of the Nenets women’s clothing.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 04 (15)
  • Page Range: 7-31
  • Page Count: 25
  • Language: Russian