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Przymiotniki w polskich współcześnie używanych nazwach drzew
The Adjectives in the Polish Names of Trees Used Today

Author(s): Krystyna Kowalik
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: botanical terminology; names of trees; adjective

Summary/Abstract: The subject of interest in the article are the names of trees appearing in Europe, commonlyused in Polish elaborations. An analysis was conducted on the adjectives being a part ofthe binominal names, describing the species name (cedr atlantycki – Cedrus atlantica,jałowiec pospolity – Juniperus communis, sosna pospolita – Pinus sylvestris). The aim ofthis article is to create their formal and semantic typology.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 70-81
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish