German Names of Builders Reflected in Written Recollections of the Polish, Ukrainian and Belorussian Languages of the 14th-17th Centuries Cover Image
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Deutsche Bezeichnungen für Bauarbeiter im Spiegel polnischer, ukrainischer und weißrussischer Denkmäler des 14. – 17. Jahrhunderts
German Names of Builders Reflected in Written Recollections of the Polish, Ukrainian and Belorussian Languages of the 14th-17th Centuries

Author(s): Taras Pyts
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics
Published by: Slovanský ústav Akademie věd ČR, v. v. i. and Euroslavica
Keywords: German;Polish;Slavonic languages;

Summary/Abstract: The article deals with the history of German names of builders in Polish, Ukrainian and Belorussian in the 14th-17th centuries. Despite the research done in this fi eld, the following aspects need further investigation: introduction and circulation of German borrowings within the Slavonic languages, German dialectal sources of Slavonic names of builders, the role of German dialects in the inter-language contacts and various ways of assimilation. The investigation is based on the written recollection and dialectical facts in the line of comparative historical linguistics and it promises new insides for the study of both German and Slavonic languages from a historical perspective.

  • Issue Year: XXVII/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 18-57
  • Page Count: 40
  • Language: German