About the lost Old Polish chrapota Cover Image

O zaginionej staropolskiej chrapocie
About the lost Old Polish chrapota

Author(s): Katarzyna Jasińska
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Western Slavic Languages
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Old Polish; chrapota

Summary/Abstract: The object of the article is associated with considerations about the Old Polish lexeme chrapota, which became obsolete over the course of centuries. The introduction provides an account of the theories about the process of the obsolescence of words that were heretofore put forward. The bulk of the article presents the etymology of chrapota and its history in the various periods of the development of the Polish language. The remaining derivatives based on the root chrap‑ and the synonyms of the lexeme were also presented. The summary presents the reasons why chrapota was removed from the lexicon.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 53-59
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Polish