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Journal Ukrainian Language №4 (64) 2017
UDC 811.161.2,06,373

Larysa Kysliuk
Doctor in Philology, Researcher of the Department of Lexicology, Lexicography and Structural and Mathematical Linguistics, Institute of the Ukrainian Language of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
4 Hrushevskyi St., Kyiv 01001, Ukraine
Е-mail: larysa.kysliuk@jmail.com

Heading: Researches
Language: Ukrainian

Abstract: The article analyzes the updating of the categorical structure of the Modern Ukrainian on the basis of new derivatives that function in media texts.

The following word-formation categories are considered: category of person, category of characteristic, action category. It is analyzed how in each of these categories there are processes of updating the form, semantics and dynamics of the word-formation norms.

The peculiarities of the implementation of these word-formation categories in word-formation nests are determined, depending on the origin of the base word of the nest. In word-formation nests of specific origin there is an update of the semantics of the derivative names of the person (державник), new coinages of action category discover pragmatic charge (україннішати, розукраїнювати). In word-formation nests of foreign origin, there are phenomena of competition and differentiation of derivatives – word-formation variants (інтернетівець, інтернетник || мережник, мережевик, мережанин). Neo-semantismies, as a result of re-borrowing with other meanings, forms new spheres of a cognitive space or reorganizes already existing ones (драйверний functions as a term in the computer field and psychology; драйверський as a motor vehicle term).

Consequently, in the cognitive space of modern Ukrainian, we observe the emergence of new conceptual spheres (інтернет), as well as the development and reorganization of already existing, activated (держава, бізнес).

Keywords: word-formation category, word- formation type, word-formation model, derivat.


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