Universitatea „Lucian Blaga” din Sibiu, Facultatea de Litere și Arte; Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Letters and Arts
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Alimentary ideologies and linguistic fashions
The present study aims at the construction of a glossary of terms related with the lexical field of alimentary diets. It will focus on the dynamics, semantics, and productivity of the lexical suffix -arian. Thus, it will build an inventory of its linguistic occurrences, differentiating between its uses as a noun and as an adjective, showing how the creative principle of the Romanian language functions concretely in this particular field.
Keywords: contemporary Romanian language, lexical creativity, suffix word formation, lexicon of alimentary diets, the suffix -arian