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Title: Analiza rozwoju semantycznego leksemu „duży”
Authors: Ziembińska, Anna
Keywords: język polski; semantyka
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Citation: J. Przyklenk, W. Wilczek (red.), "Bogactwo polszczyzny w świetle jej historii." T. 6 (S. 58-71). Katowice : Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Abstract: The article is an attempt at describing the semantic evolution of the lexeme duży (‘big’). I ts original meaning was ‘powerful, strong, healthy’, the meaning ‘of considerable size’ was rare even in the 16th century. S ince the O ld Polish period the basic adjective which was used to express the meaning ‘of considerable size’ was the lexeme wielki. I t is likely that in the 17th century a competition between the lexemes for the central place in the conceptual field ‘of considerable size’ began. A t the same time the meaning of the lexeme wielki shifted toward ‘of very great size, huge’. T herefore in the 18th century the lexeme duży began to take over the role of a neutral exponent of the meaning ‘of considerable size’. For this reason were it not for the semantic development of a different lexeme from the conceptual field, the lexeme duży would have probably shared the fate of “obsolescent words”.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12128/5631
ISBN: 978‑83‑8012‑798‑2
Appears in Collections:Książki/rozdziały (W.Hum.)

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