The fifteenth-century “hejstać”  and contemporary “hejtować” – about verbal aggression Cover Image
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Piętnastowieczne „hejstać” a współczesne „hejtować” – o agresji werbalnej w polszczyźnie
The fifteenth-century “hejstać” and contemporary “hejtować” – about verbal aggression

Author(s): Joanna Duska, Dorota Mika
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics
Published by: Towarzystwo Miłośników Języka Polskiego
Keywords: verbal aggression; semantics; semantic motivation

Summary/Abstract: The title of the article contains two words in the field of verbal aggression: the Old Polish verb “hejstać” – unique in the light of preserved materials, dating back to the fifteenth century – and the contemporary Polish verb “hejtować” – a very popular borrowing from English. The authors clarify their meanings, refer totheir etymology and identify their common origin from *hatjan. Finally, authors compare them with otherwords in this field, based on their semantic motivation.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 118-126
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish