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Антропоморфизмът в българската народна зоология
Anthropomorphism in Bulgarian Folk Zoology

Based on Material from Traditional Bulgarian Culture and Language

Author(s): Marija Kitanova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics
Published by: Институт за български език „Проф. Любомир Андрейчин“
Keywords: anthropomorphism; folk zoology; given names; kinship terms; Bulgarian language

Summary/Abstract: The article analyses anthropomorphism in folk zoology by studying legends about the human origin of animals, the naming of (wild) animals with human given names and nicknames or kinship terms, as well as by exploring anthropomorphism in idioms of comparison and phraseologisms.

  • Issue Year: 67/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 13-25
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Bulgarian