Ziarnko gorczycy (the Mustard Seed): The Origins, Status and History of a Biblical Phraseologism in the Polish Language Cover Image

Ziarnko gorczycy – pochodzenie, status i losy frazeologizmu w języku polskim
Ziarnko gorczycy (the Mustard Seed): The Origins, Status and History of a Biblical Phraseologism in the Polish Language

Author(s): Stanisław Koziara
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: biblical phraseology; translations of the Holy Scriptures; rhetoric; lexicography

Summary/Abstract: The article is a linguistic microanalysis of the origins, status and history of a singlephraseological unit ziarnko gorczycy ( the mustard seed). It is classified thematicallyin the Polish language as a floristic set expression of Biblical origin. A detailed reporton this phraseologism is an opportunity to point out the rhetorical contexts of otherPolish Biblical expressions and their lexicographic descriptions. As a lexical unit thatrepresents a thematically specific phraseological group, ziarnko gorczycy allows foradditional linguistic and cultural research that points to the pictures of the Biblical worldentrenched in the Polish language.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 97-106
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish