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Introduction to Paremiology: A Comprehensive Guide to Proverb Studies

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Introduction to Paremiology: A Comprehensive Guide to Proverb Studies

Publisher: De Gruyter Open
ISBN-13: 9783110410167
Number of pages: 382

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This handbook introduces key elements of the philological research area called paremiology (the study of proverbs). It presents the main subject area as well as the current status of paremiological research. The basic notions, among others, include defining proverbs, main proverb features, origin, collecting and categorization of proverbs.

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