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Етнолокальна специфіка народної казки Українських Карпат
Ethnolocal specificity of folk tales of the Ukrainian Carpathians

Author(s): Lesia Mushketyk
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore, Geography, Regional studies, Sociolinguistics, Philology
Published by: Akadémiai Kiadó
Keywords: Ukrainian Carpathians; Ukrainians; Hungarians; folktales; ethnolocal peculiarities; borrowings;

Summary/Abstract: In the article, the author examines the characteristic features of epic fairy-tale of the two largest ethnic groups of Ukrainian Carpathians, i.e. Ukrainians and Hungarians. The folklore of the region has its own peculiarities. The natural and geographical features of the region, trades and crafts, in particular shepherd culture, historical events, entrance to different states are represented in the folklore. At the same time, the fairy-tale tradition of the region has its own ethnolocal specification, includes various linguistic and folklore dialects, the emergence of which was also influenced by other ethnic (Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Slovakian, Gypsy, etc.) borrowings which were adapted to withstand local forms.

  • Issue Year: 55/2010
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 123-135
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Ukrainian