Названия птиц в системе народных названий растений в восточнославянских и польском языках

  1. Mirosława Małocha


Ornithological names in the system of folk botanical nomenclature of Eastern Slavs and Poles

In the process of folk naming for plants motivated by ornithological names (birds names), the most important role play: appearances of a bird, resemblance to birds eye, resemblance to body parts (crow’s feet, bill/beak, tongue, crest etc.), connection with predators presenting the underworld (to determine plants and mushrooms), usage of plants (usefulness or uselessness for household.

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Slavica Wratislaviensia

150, 2009

Pages from 149 to 156

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