Historical ‘Signposts’ and Other Temporal Indicators in the Czech Lexicon

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/621146
Title:
Historical ‘Signposts’ and Other Temporal Indicators in the Czech Lexicon
Authors:
Dickins, Tom
Abstract:
This article posits that the Czechs employ a great many historical markers, previously applied to other events of national importance, which help to shape collective memory and right the ‘wrongs’ of the past. It is argued that these temporal indicators share a number of clearly defined characteristics, and that their use is too systematic and calculated to be merely a function of the constraints of the lexicon. The first part of the study considers in detail questions of semantics (especially the distinction between denotation and connotation), the lexicographical sources available to the researcher, and the lexical ‘signpost’ in context, while the second part focuses on practical examples of lexical re-appropriation since 1918, with particular reference to dictionaries and the Czech National Corpus.
Citation:
Historical ‘Signposts’ and Other Temporal Indicators in the Czech Lexicon 2012, 90 (4):601 The Slavonic and East European Review
Publisher:
JSTOR
Journal:
The Slavonic and East European Review
Issue Date:
2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/621146
DOI:
10.5699/slaveasteurorev2.90.4.0601
Additional Links:
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5699/slaveasteurorev2.90.4.0601
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
00376795
Appears in Collections:
FOA

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dc.contributor.authorDickins, Tomen
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-27T15:43:52Z-
dc.date.available2018-02-27T15:43:52Z-
dc.date.issued2012-
dc.identifier.citationHistorical ‘Signposts’ and Other Temporal Indicators in the Czech Lexicon 2012, 90 (4):601 The Slavonic and East European Reviewen
dc.identifier.issn00376795-
dc.identifier.doi10.5699/slaveasteurorev2.90.4.0601-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/621146-
dc.description.abstractThis article posits that the Czechs employ a great many historical markers, previously applied to other events of national importance, which help to shape collective memory and right the ‘wrongs’ of the past. It is argued that these temporal indicators share a number of clearly defined characteristics, and that their use is too systematic and calculated to be merely a function of the constraints of the lexicon. The first part of the study considers in detail questions of semantics (especially the distinction between denotation and connotation), the lexicographical sources available to the researcher, and the lexical ‘signpost’ in context, while the second part focuses on practical examples of lexical re-appropriation since 1918, with particular reference to dictionaries and the Czech National Corpus.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherJSTORen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5699/slaveasteurorev2.90.4.0601en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to The Slavonic and East European Reviewen
dc.titleHistorical ‘Signposts’ and Other Temporal Indicators in the Czech Lexiconen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalThe Slavonic and East European Reviewen
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