What do Feuertaufe, Deckung and Stellung have in common? – Some phraseological units from the soldiers’ everyday on the track

  • Urška Valenčič Arh
Keywords: phraseological units, motivation, contemporary German, war diary, World War I

Abstract

The article discusses German phraseological units with the components Feuertaufe, Deckung and Stellung and their lexical and semantic changes from the diachronic aspect. The study is based on two databases: a German war diary from World War I and the lexicographical corpus DWDS of the contemporary German language.
Published
2016-12-22
How to Cite
Valenčič Arh, U. (2016). What do Feuertaufe, Deckung and Stellung have in common? – Some phraseological units from the soldiers’ everyday on the track. Journal for Foreign Languages, 8(1), 131-149. https://doi.org/10.4312/vestnik.8.131-149
Section
Linguistics