Preliminary Remarks on Stress Patterns in the Polish Dialect Used by the Inhabitants of Vershina, a Village in Siberia Cover Image

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Preliminary Remarks on Stress Patterns in the Polish Dialect Used by the Inhabitants of Vershina, a Village in Siberia

Author(s): Dorota Angelika Paśko-Koneczniak
Subject(s): Language studies, Applied Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Historical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics, Western Slavic Languages, Eastern Slavic Languages
Published by: Polskie Towarzystwo Rusycytyczne
Keywords: Vershina;bilingualism;phonetic interference;Russian language;Polish language;dialectology;language island

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the article is to present and analyse the stress patterns of borrowings present in the Polish dialect used by the inhabitants of Vershina, which is a village situated about 140 kilometres north of Irkutsk. The village is inhabited by the descendants of voluntary settlers from Poland. They form a bilingual community and use both Russian and Polish depending on the communicative context. The lexical scope of the dialect is influenced by borrowings from Russian, especially as regards every-day expressions. Borrowed lexemes are assimilated in terms of word stress, phonetic and morphological aspects, and word formation.

  • Issue Year: 2/2018
  • Issue No: 162
  • Page Range: 234-243
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish