2013 №1 (14)

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Tatyana A. Agapkina
Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Moscow, Russia

Russian Chrononyms in Linguistic Perspective (Review of: Atroshenko, O. V. Russian Popular Chrononymy: Systemic, Functional and Lexicographic aspects)

Voprosy onomastiki (Problems of Onomastics), 2013, Issue 1 (14), pp 184–190
(in Russian)

Abstract: The review deals with the ideas expressed in O. V. Atroshenko’s doctoral thesis. The author specifically considers the motivational peculiarities of chrononyms, the correlations between chrononyms and calendar sayings, the principles of use of dialect materials in such kind of study as well as the research perspectives of the basic terms of the Russian chrononymic system.

Key words: Russian language, chrononymy, onomastics, semantics of proper names, semantic and motivational reconstruction, motivational model, lexicography, ethnolinguistics