Aspects of Cognitive Ethnolinguistics - Jerzy Bartmiński

Aspects of Cognitive Ethnolinguistics - Jerzy Bartmiński

Prawica ‘right wing’ and lewica ‘left wing’: profiles in contemporary discourse

Aspects of Cognitive Ethnolinguistics - Jerzy Bartmiński

Jerzy Bartminski
Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej

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This chapter discusses the semantic development of the Polish words Prawica ‘right wing’ and lewica ‘left wing’, as an example of the influence of the system of values professed by a given community on the semantic content of words, the internal organisation of that content and lexical usage.

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Bartminski, Jerzy. Prawica ‘right wing’ and lewica ‘left wing’: profiles in contemporary discourse. Aspects of Cognitive Ethnolinguistics. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 199-203 Oct 2009. ISBN 9781845539702. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21548. Date accessed: 22 Sep 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21548. Oct 2009

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