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Contribution à l’étude des mots-valises ou „mixonymes“

TitleContribution à l’étude des mots-valises ou „mixonymes“
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1989
AuthorsBankov, D, Dimitrov, D, Dragnev, V
JournalСъпоставително езикознание / Сопоставительное языкознание / Contrastive linguistics
Publication Languagefra
KeywordsContrastive Studies; съпоставителни изследвания

The article is an attempt to reveal certain theoretically interesting aspects of so-called mixonyms like touriste + aristocrate → touristocrate that have only recently become an object of investigation. After a discussion of the terminological and the conceptual apparatus for the study of mixonyms, the authors present a short classification and dwell more extensively on the role of homophony in their formation. Homophony is seen as a consecutively destructuralizing and structuralizing element which allows a pseudomotivated transition from single meaning to parallel polysemy.

Citation KeyBankov1989
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