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Hovorová spisovná čeština
Colloquial standard Czech

Author(s): Josef Štěpán
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics
Published by: Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza
Keywords: colloquial standard Czech;common Czech;everyday language

Summary/Abstract: The article delimits the so-called Colloquial Standard Czech as a language variety of the Czech. This variety is to be distinguished from the Common Czech, which is closest to the Colloquial Standard Czech of all the language varieties: through the Colloquial Standard Czech, the Common Czech enriches the Standard Czech. The paper criticises the fluctuation of the concepts of standardness, Colloquial Standard Czech, Everyday Language. The linguistic means of the Colloquial Standard Czech cover all the levels of the language system; in the paper only the syntactic means are mentioned.

  • Issue Year: XV/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 139-158
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: Czech