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Pejoration (Linguistics)

LC control 87005861
Topical headingPejoration (Linguistics)
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Variant(s)Deterioration (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general--Deterioration
Grammar, Comparative and general--Pejoratives
See alsosubdivision Pejoration under individual languages and groups of languages, e.g. English language--Pejoration
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Semantics, Historical
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Found inWork cat.: Kleparski, G. Semantic change and componential analysis : an inquiry into pejorative developments in English ... 1986.
Hartmann dict. lang. (Pejoration, see Deterioration)
Pei gloss. ling. (1. A semantic shift undergone by a word involving a lowering in meaning; 2. the addition of a pejorative suffix.)
Web. 3.