Who is the boy in Russia
The first and primary meaning of the word "boy" – "young man, a boy, a teenager." Explicit sexual definition presupposes the existence of the female variation. Girl – girl aged 7-14 years. In ancient times a child up to 3 years called baby, and then to 7 years, child.
The lexical meaning of the word "boy"
The former prefix "from", which eventually became part of the root, represents in the Russian language is the phenomenon that occurs after what is file root. Or is the separation of the total bulk. How true! If the rock is a family (and later fate), the boy is part of a large clan, separating and continuing it. The son, a boy who while growing in a common family, but his birth continues.
If you analyze the meaning of the word "lad" in his lexical components, we can assume the existence of the prefix "from" and the root "rock", which eventually merged into a simple word consisting of one root. The Russian language is in tune with the root of the rock are the words "horn" and "kind". Together with them we still use in our speech the word "spur", "kinfolk", "the geek". We understand that the spur is a small part of the mountain. Relatives and geek – part kind. Consequently, the child is part of the rock, his offspring, procreation. Words you can understand whom called the young man.
The meaning of the word in various dictionaries
Adolescence is a time of human life, the second half of childhood before adolescence. In different centuries this period of growing up of the child accounts for different years. The time when a boy in the family still has no rights, but has responsibilities. It chase like a servant, forced to perform feasible business as an employee. With boys in ancient Rus called workers and servants. The neighbors in the Ukrainian language, the employee was also called a lad, and had a single value. In the dictionary Vasmer the word translated revelation: not having the right to speak (ot-ROC). Right. Neither the employee nor servant, neither teen had the right to vote. All these concepts are United in one combination of letters – boy.
Who is the servant? The answers to this question can be found in the dictionaries of different years and authors. For example, in his dictionary, explains Ephraim, who is the young man, somewhat differently. She is the youngest member of the squad of the Prince, who participated in the collection of tribute and military campaigns, could be a clerk or messenger. It can be noted that, appearing in the Russian language from time immemorial as a symbol of the child in the family, later, when the Prince's retinue, the word became common for younger soldiers. As a rule, the younger used as hard workers and were exploited as servants. There is a functional value remains the same, and a new concept word was presented.
In the dictionary Dahl find another confirmation unenviable position of the child on the great of Russia and not only. In the IX-XIII centuries, the so-called squires, servants, servants and slaves. So a teenage boy was transformed into a slave. There is another version of Shane. He found that playboy and daredevil too, so called. Agree that playboy to be more fun than a servant or a slave.
The youths in the history
Here are a few words that owe their origin to the word "lad":
1. Otrocha – child.
2. Atrocity of parental sin.
3. Otrekayutsya – loving children.
4. Atrocity – childbearing.
5. Atrocity girl 7-15 years.
"Cast into the fire cave, for three of the child" — an ancient proverb, reminiscent of the three young captives of king Nebuchadnezzar. Then, in the VI century BC, youths were called exclusively boys, not princely retainers or rakes. They refused to worship the idol and were burned cruel ruler.
The word "servant" in the modern world
In one of the modern dictionaries we can read that "the Lord" — this word is an archaism. Than it deserved such a category? The fact that the question of who is the child, the answer must be sought in history? But it is used colloquially, the word is often found in publications. Finally, our young people know, who are called servants!
A contemporary writer Yevgeny Krasnitsky released a fantastic historical novel called "Lad. Inner circle". Who is the lad in his work? Our young contemporaries, caught in fairyland.
In the spring of 2014, his Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the divine Liturgy in Yaroslavl in the Trinity-Sergiev Varnitsky monastery uttered the phrase, which encouraged our children to follow the example of the boy Bartholomew. The boy left a trail in the Christian religion, thanks to his obedience. So the word lives and is used, leaving only one its value determines only the age and gender of the young person.