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Sth disgusting. Synonymous and parallel Latinisms in both languages occurred in the case of Sk špiritus and alkohol vs E spirits and alcohol. In most of our data, substandard Latinisms in Sk seem to be closer to E than much of the standard non-terminological lexis. In this respect, the cross-linguistic situation of Sk Latinisms is analogous to the situation in terminological Latinisms. e. colloquial Latinisms in Sk in a contrastive perspective, the research has led to two principal findings. The first one is that none of the Sk colloquial Latinisms has been found to be paralleled by other than standard E Latinisms.
An explanation is provided by Habovštiaková (1966). She observes that after the period of its nearly exclusive dominance in the educated Christian world of the Early Middle Ages, L gradually started to withdraw from its positions and the local languages started to gain ground. However, in contrast to other European countries, in the multi-national feudal Hungarian state, of which Slovakia was a part, L preserved its privileged position longer than elsewhere, functioning as a supranational, neutral language of cultural communication – a lingua franca.
As a result of differing assimilation, several Sk substandard Latinisms have variant forms. This is the case with árešt vs. hárešt which have the same semantic content, and fiškál and fiškus, where fiškál has a wider semantic range, also meaning “lawyer”. In dialects probovať can also have the variant probuvať. In the investigated Sk dictionaries some of the words were not marked as Latinisms, and so we had to find a way of identifying their provenance. g. apatieka, háby, mentielka, repete, and probovať, which were only marked by the label Gm, moreover, without any specification whether Gm is the source of borrowing or the language of origin.