Conf. univ. dr., Facultatea de Litere, Universitatea din Craiova / Institutul Limbii Române; lector de limba română la Universitatea „Sf. Kiril și Metodiu” Veliko Târnovo, Republica Bulgaria;
The interest and admiration which C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopșor had for Romanian folklore, especially for the people’s wisdom manifested in various literary creations like tales, anecdotes and folk lyrics is widely known. The Oltenian people’s spoken language was the root of Plopșor’s inspiration for his work.
The aim of this article is to draw attention to the phonetic characteristics of C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopșor’s literary creation, having the tale ”Tivisoc and Tivismoc (Păcală’s Unborn Sons)” as a case study.This way, our research focuses on the phonetic elements (vowels,
diphthongs, consonants, groups of consonants) which characterize the Oltenian spoken language.
Oltenia region, C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopșor, phonetic particularities, vowels, consonants