This article dedicated to Professor Jerzy Wełna is about his first name, a Polish version of George, which developed dissimilar variants in the European languages. We look at the etymology and the phonetic processes responsible for these differences. Special attention is paid to the appearance of the name in medieval Polish and English. We also refer to some historical, literary and cultural associations connected with the name George.
Feb 14, 2023
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|Molencki, Rafał, For Jerzy Wełna,a hard-working farmer in the field of English linguistics
|Feb 14, 2023