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Finding the meaning in old texts

Author(s): Dorota Kozaryn
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Lexis, Semantics, Historical Linguistics, Polish Literature, Western Slavic Languages
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: historical linguistics; semantics; dictionaries; Marcin Bielski
Summary/Abstract: This paper refers to the problem of determining the meaning of words in old texts. On the example of the word rozszłapać that is to be found in the „Kronika, to jest historyja świata…” („The Chronicle or the history of the world…”) by Marcin Bielski (1564), a still imperfect procedure of finding the meaning, consisting in comparative reading of dictionaries, contextual reading and determining the etymology of a given word, has been shown.

  • Page Range: 270-276
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish