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THEORY OF LANGUAGE

The concept of basic human values in Oriental and Occidental cultures: linguistic representation
 

Volume 7, Issue №2, 2021
The paper is focused on the lexical means representing the basic human values as perceived by various cultures and religions. Differences between the Occidental and Oriental understanding of “value” ...

Stereotypes as means of influencing mass consciousness in political discourse

Volume 7, Issue №2, 2021
The media, which play a crucial role in political discourse, are a means of shaping public opinion and political reality. The perception and coverage of the most important ...

Structural characteristics of code-switching in the novel “Our Man in Havana” by G. Greene

Volume 7, Issue №2, 2021
Code-switching is a widespread phenomenon in fiction, although there are much less works researching into their peculiarities than into oral code-switching. “Our Man in Havana” by G. Greene is ...

Law and order as social problem in the discourse of city paper

Volume 7, Issue №1, 2021
The article focuses on framing law and order as an urban problem. The research investigates the mechanisms of discourse representation of the social ill-being in the local media. ...

Motivation of word-group (word combination) terms in the terminology of mechanical engineering in Albanian in relation with English

Volume 7, Issue №1, 2021
In a terminological word-group (word combination), the combining capacities of both the main (defined) element of the term and its defining element are realized. The characteristic of unambiguity in ...

Cultural differences between the North and South of China - the basis for explaining the linguistic diversity of the country

Volume 7, Issue №1, 2021
The article is devoted to the study of a language and culture of the people’s deep connections. The relevance of the work is determined by the need to ...

Metalanguage issues in the analysis of the appositional construction

Volume 7, Issue №1, 2021
The way metalanguage is used in research directly influences the accurate representation of scientific thought in the description, theorisation and analysis of the phenomena under study. Therefore, language as ...

PSA discourse: pragmatics of pragmatism

Volume 7, Issue №1, 2021
Advertising in general and public service announcement (PSA) as its special form has repeatedly become a subject of linguistic research. Numerous publications focus upon the syntax and semantics of ...

Taxis and aspectuality: intercategorical syncretism 

Volume 7, Issue №1, 2021
The article deals with the functional and semantic categories of taxis and aspectuality in the aspect of intercategorical syncretism. Both categories are verbal semantic categories. They represent the linguistic ...

Does the category of verbal aspect exist in the Spanish language?

Volume 6, Issue №4, 2020
The pertinence of the topic stems from the fact that there is no single point of view on the category of verbal aspect in the Spanish language among grammarians. ...

Conceptual motivation and term-formation in mechanical terminology

Volume 6, Issue №4, 2020
Like in other terminologies, the terminology of mechanics in general, as well as its basic terminology is distinguished, among other things, for its Albanian composition by construction, for the ...

The semantics of the word "strannichestvo" and its meanings

Volume 6, Issue №4, 2020
The article analyzes the observations of strannichestvo expounded in the home scientific literature at the beginning of the XXI century. The relevance of the study is due to ...

Perceptive feature "form" as a means of forming interpreting meanings of lexical units of the "plants" category (based on German and Russian)
 

Volume 6, Issue №4, 2020
The article is devoted to the study of the cognitive dominant feature "form" of the perception format as a means of forming interpreting meanings with the lexical units of ...

Speech etiquette: the concept and comparison of the borders of the phenomenon in English and Russian

Volume 6, Issue №3, 2020
The article actualizes the problem of determining the concept of “speech etiquette” and the boundaries of this phenomenon in English and Russian speech. The author approaches the solution ...

The functional potential of prepositions and their classification grounds

Volume 6, Issue №3, 2020
The fundamental category in the language system is the concept of parts of speech. The classification of parts of speech is based on a number of criteria that correlate with ...

Categorization of phraseological units: Russian/Italian expressions

Volume 6, Issue №3, 2020
The study on phraseology is wide and complex, since it examines different aspects of an entire linguistic branch. The current article takes into consideration the typology proposed by the ...

Epistemic modality and syntactical insubordination  in German and Russian

Volume 6, Issue №3, 2020
The article analyzes the correlation of such phenomena as 'syntactical insubordination' – 'the inner perspective' – 'deicticity' – 'epistemic modality'. Epistemicity is interpreted as deictic modality, whereas alethic modality is treated as ...

Structural characteristics of code-switching in Russian utterances of bilingual children in Russia and the USA

Volume 6, Issue №3, 2020
The main objective of the article is to compare the structural characteristics of code switching in the speech of four-year-old children who learn Russian and English in Russia and ...

Problems of taxonomy in paremiology

Volume 6, Issue №2, 2020
    Paremiology in modern linguistics is a highly promising area of ​​research. Differentiation of various paremiological genres is one of its central problems. This problem is also observed in Slavic ...

Arabic Borrowings in the Lexical-Semantic System of the English Language: Etymological Analysis

Volume 6, Issue №2, 2020
The analysis of the origin of English words that were borrowed from the Arabic is given in the article. The base and reference point of this study is the ...
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