Characteristic Features of Nouns of English Origin in Contemporary Russian and Slovak Slang Cover Image

Osobitosti substantív anglického pôvodu v súčasnom ruskom a slovenskom slangu
Characteristic Features of Nouns of English Origin in Contemporary Russian and Slovak Slang

Author(s): Marta Lacková
Subject(s): Morphology, Syntax, Lexis, Pragmatics
Published by: Slavistický ústav Jána Stanislava Slovenskej akadémie vied
Keywords: Anglicism; morphological adaptation; word class; noun; number; grammatical gender; declination paradigms;

Summary/Abstract: The paper deals with lexical units of English origin which have penetrated into contemporary Slavic languages slang. At the beginning the ratio of individual word classes within the studied material is stated. As nouns represent the most numerous group of the adapted lexemes, the main emphasis is put on morphological adaptation of these lexical units in the Slovak and Russian languages and at the same time their most common features from the point of view of morphology are listed.

  • Issue Year: 47/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 30-35
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Slovak