REMARKS ON AUGMENTATIVE SUFFIXES 
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КЪМ ВЪПРОСА ЗА УВЕЛИЧИТЕЛНИТЕ СУФИКСИ В РУСКИЯ И БЪЛГАРСКИЯ ЕЗИК
REMARKS ON AUGMENTATIVE SUFFIXES IN RUSSIAN AND BULGARIAN

Author(s): Mariya Bagasheva-Koleva
Subject(s): Language studies, Lexis
Published by: ЮГОЗАПАДЕН УНИВЕРСИТЕТ »НЕОФИТ РИЛСКИ«
Keywords: augmentation; diminutiveness; synthetic formation; derivatives; Russian; Bulgarian
Summary/Abstract: The paper deals with augmentative suffixes in different languages, focusing on Rus-sian and Bulgarian. It discusses the category of augmentation in comparison with the category of diminutiveness, pointing out the specifics and the characteristic features of the former. The paper focuses on the synthetic formation of augmentative derivatives by giving examples in English, Ital-ian, Spanish, Greek, Russian and Bulgarian.