Man, Family, Society: Semantic Shifts from Latin to Romance Languages

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The article is devoted to the analysis of some semantic shifts from Latin to Romance languages and in Romance languages per se in lexemes denominating kinship ties and age of a person in the Italo-Romanic area. The article reviews formation of meaning of words denoting a child. in Italian and Italian dialects with due consideration of Romance parallels.

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I I Chelysheva

Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences

Department of Indo-European languages


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