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Mostariensia : časopis za društvene i humanističke znanosti, Vol. 19 No. 2, 2015.

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Ana Mikić Čolić   ORCID icon ; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osije

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (183 KB) str. 21-36 preuzimanja: 7.190* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Mikić Čolić, A. (2015). WORD FORMATION OF BLENDS. Mostariensia, 19 (2), 21-36. Preuzeto s
MLA 8th Edition
Mikić Čolić, Ana. "WORD FORMATION OF BLENDS." Mostariensia, vol. 19, br. 2, 2015, str. 21-36. Citirano 20.04.2019.
Chicago 17th Edition
Mikić Čolić, Ana. "WORD FORMATION OF BLENDS." Mostariensia 19, br. 2 (2015): 21-36.
Mikić Čolić, A. (2015). 'WORD FORMATION OF BLENDS', Mostariensia, 19(2), str. 21-36. Preuzeto s: (Datum pristupa: 20.04.2019.)
Mikić Čolić A. WORD FORMATION OF BLENDS. Mostariensia [Internet]. 2015 [pristupljeno 20.04.2019.];19(2):21-36. Dostupno na:
A. Mikić Čolić, "WORD FORMATION OF BLENDS", Mostariensia, vol.19, br. 2, str. 21-36, 2015. [Online]. Dostupno na: [Citirano: 20.04.2019.]

Along with neologisms, formed by established and well-documented word formation patterns in the Croatian language, recent years have seen a rise in (electronic) media language of words formed by blending parts of existing words which do not necessarily count as morphemes, the latter being a basic criterion for distinguishing compounds from blends. Blending has thus become a handy way of forming neologisms, particularly in marketing, due to their innovative and exclusive nature, well suited to attract the viewers (aromagija, slastistika, sprinternet). Since the word formation patterns and elements in question are not inherent to Croatian, the paper aims to determine whether the number of blends in Croatian grows by direct transfer of foreign words, or if the particular pattern of word formation is reproduced and adapted to the linguistic system of Croatian. Furthermore, the paper shall define the structure of blends based on the corpus compiled from Croatian printed and electronic media, list registers these most frequently appear in, and elaborate on the basic incentives for their creation.

Ključne riječi
blending; structure of Croatian blends; advertising language

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