Name-Avoidance and Circumlocutory Terms in Modern Irish and Scottish Maritime Memorates

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Abstract

The contribution analyses intangible aspects of the 20th century maritime heritage in Ireland and Scotland paying particular attention to words and phrases censored from the professional jargon of the fishermen
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-67
Number of pages17
JournalStudia Celto-Slavica
Volume11
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 4 Dec 2020
EventCeltic Languages and Cultures in Contact: 9th International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica - University of Western Brittany, Quimper, France
Duration: 22 Jun 201824 Jun 2018
Conference number: 9
http://societas-celto-slavica.co.uk/Abstracts/abstrQuimper.html

Keywords

  • circumlocutory terms
  • name-avoidance
  • maritime memorates
  • fishing customs and traditions
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Irish language
  • Gaelic
  • folklore
  • Ethnography

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