- Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences: 2012, Vol. 5, Issue 6
- Kabakchi, Victor V.
- Contact information
- Kabakchi, Victor V. : St.Petersburg University of Economics and Finance , 21 Sadovaya st., St. Petersburg, 191023 Russia , e-mail:
- functional dualism; interlinguoculturology; culturonyms; idioculturonyms: idionyms & xenonyms
The development of Foreign-Culture-Oriented English inevitably results in the formation of a specialized variety of this language with its own lexis. These are xenonyms, i.e. names of specific elements of the foreign culture in question. In the case of Russian-Culture-Oriented English the language accumulates the necessary amount of xenonyms. Once a part of the vocabulary, xenonyms develop according to the rules of English. Derivatives are formed by means of affixation, and in rare cases Russian affixes are borrowed (-NIK; -SKI/SKY).
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