Neologisms derived from proper names introduce a new point of view in the debate on the difference between proper nouns and common nouns. While the majority of researchers consider that the proper noun does not belong to language, speakers themselves do not care much about the origin of the term when it comes to creating a new sign. This implies that the distinction between anthroponyms and other types of noun depends more on social issues than on a purely linguistic criterion.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Cahiers de lexicologie|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2018|