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DRAGI PO POLSKU: WPŁYW JĘZYKA ANGIELSKIEGO NA ROZWÓJ POLSKIEGO SLANGU NARKOTYKOWEGO
Narcs in Polish: The Influence of English on the Development of Polish Drug Slang

Author(s): Magdalena Bartłomiejczyk
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Dom Wydawniczy ELIPSA
Keywords: narcs; drugs

Summary/Abstract: The article describes, on the basis of numerous examples, how English influences Polish drug slang. This influence manifests itself in loanwords, analogical neosemanticisms and calques. Also similar trends in vocabulary creation can be interpreted as imported from English slang.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 07
  • Page Range: 29-39
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish