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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 3 (141), 586–598

UDK 801.81:398.88(=161.2)”08/11”

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2018.03.586

TRADITIONAL EPIC FORMULAS AS A REFLECTION OF RELICTS OF KNIGHTHOOD IN UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS CAROLS

Halaichuk Oksana Volodymyrivna, senior laboratory assistant
of the Department of General Linguistics,
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv,
Universytetska Street 1, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine.
Contacts: (067) 2541238; halay_czuk@ukr.net

Abstrakt. Traditional invariable formulas-clichés of military character in the Ukrainian Christmas carol are investigated and analyzed in the article. It is well proved that in princely times Ukrainians had a chivalrous poetry. This poetry has saved as loci commu¬nes in different genres of Ukrainian folklore.

Keywords: loci communes, formulas-cliches, Christmas carols, knighthood.

Received 28.02.2018

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