Intensity in Serbian and Ukrainian

Anna Cychnerska

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu


The article compares two Slavic languages – Serbian and Ukrainian – in terms of the
distribution of formants expressing the intensity category. The analysis, in which the
semantic word-formation methodology was applied, concerns derivatives with formants
strengthening the meaning of word-formation roots. Findings showed that between
the two languages there are quite clear differences in connectivity of formants with
word-formation roots of derivative lexemes, while similarities concern primarily the
distribution of formants of foreign origin.


Serbian, Ukrainian language, word-formation, intensity, derivative, feminine formants, distribution

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Cychnerska, A. . (2022). Intensity in Serbian and Ukrainian. Prace Językoznawcze, 24(3), 17–26.

Anna Cychnerska 
Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu


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