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Словотворчеството в компютърно опосредстваната комуникация
Word Creation in Computer-Mediated Communication

Author(s): Bilyana Todorova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Applied Linguistics, Computational linguistics, Philology
Published by: Софийски университет »Св. Климент Охридски«
Keywords: CMC (Computer-mediated Communication); expressive language; word invention; suffix -itsa; suffix -esa

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the paper is to present some new words used in bg-mamma forums platform. These words are a result of the two main linguistic principles of the informal CMC (computer-mediated communication) – the tendencies to the lexical economy and language expressiveness. The most typical means for the new word invention are observed – abbreviation, composition, word shortening, suffixation, etc. Some of the most expressive suffix uses and their function in the texts are discussed as well.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 92-100
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Bulgarian