The Culture of the Word

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  • This is a popular science journal dedicated to language culture and terminology and an organ of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics of the SAS and the language department of Matica slovenská. It presents research findings of the literary Slovak language in its wide meaning and research findings in language culture. It also aims at cultivation of speech, examines the ways of following language norm and codification in public speeches, appropriateness and adequacy of language means use in all fields of work and public life. It also focuses on professional terminology, its standardization and putting to practice, as well as fiction from the viewpoint of language use and language creativity of its writers and translators.


  • ISSN: 0023-5202. Published from: 1967. Frequency: 6x per year.

  • Published by: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej v Martine Print: printing pres BEN&M, Turčianske Teplice

  • Annual subscription: 7,20 € Single issue: 1,20 €
  • Orders and subscription processed by: Matica slovenská Publishing, Mudroňova 1, 036 52 Martin, Slovensko. E-mail: periodika@matica.sk

Editorial office

  • Editor-in-Chief: PaedDr. Matej Považaj, CSc. Executive editor: PhDr. Sibyla Mislovičová Layout: Mgr. Vladimír Radik

  • Address of the editorial office: Panská 26 811 01 Bratislava Tel.: 02/54 43 17 61-2 E-mail: sibylam @ juls.savba.sk