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Kosinets S. B. DERIVATIVE OPPORTUNITIES OF THE WORD-FORMING METAPHOR. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philology. Journalism, 2008, vol. 8, iss. 2, pp. 8-?.

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The essence of the concept "word-forming metaphor" is disclosed in the article, the semantic potential of derivatives with metaphorical motivation is explored, the causes of derivational activity or inactivity of word-forming metaphors are revealed.


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