VELIUONOS APYLINKIŲ GYVENTOJŲ PRAVARDĖS: METAFORIZACIJOS ASPEKTAS

Ilona Mickienė, Rita Baranauskienė

Abstract


The article analyses primary nicknames that were recorded at Veliuona vicinity during the project of the Institute of the Lithuanian Language “Modern Research of Geolinguistics in Lithuania: Optimisation of Network of Points and Interactive Spread of Dialectal Information”. The aim of the article is to analyse characteristic features of semantics of the appellative nicknames. Usually, the appellative nicknames are tropical – metaphorical or metonymic – therefore, it is crucial to determine what is the connection between metaphors and metonyms. The scientific research reveals what kind of characteristics are imagined to be shared with a person and a plant, a person and a mammal or a bird.KEY WORDS: nicknames of plant families, nicknames of animal families, the motivation of onomasiology, metaphorization.

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