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Author(s): Rodica Zafiu
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Fundaţia România literară
Keywords: Romanian language innovations and jargon;

Summary/Abstract: In this article Rodica Zafiu focuses on the word "Bididiu". From the original meaning, "fast and beautiful young stallion" this word extended its sense being frequently associated with young people. Its usage has extended to the underworlds' jargon. It also went through several variations "bidiviu, bididiu," and was used with feminine nouns "bididie".

  • Issue Year: 2001
  • Issue No: 30
  • Page Range: 11
  • Page Count: 1
  • Language: Romanian