Yehorova O. I., Koval T. Yu. Linguo-cognitive parameters of Barack Obama’s nicknames
Keywords:Barack Obama, anthroponym, nickname, word formation, semantics, motivation.
The study focuses on nicknames of former US President Barack Obama. Nicknames are viewed as
markers of subjective evaluation of personal and political profile of the statesman on the part of
different participants of the political discourse. Word formation models of Barack Obama‟s
nicknames, their motivational base and prototypicality are among the main issues of research paper.