Concept “colour” (white): based on Russian and German proverbs
The article deals with symbolic and axiological conceptual characteristics of the white colour in Russian proverbs. The author shows the ethnic relevance of this colour term. Russian proverbs are compared to German folk set expressions.
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The anagrammatic game in proverbs and sayings: Russian and English analogues
This article investigates the mechanisms and forms of anagrammatic game in Russian and English proverbs and sayings and describes its functionality. The author offers a comparative typology of anagrammatic game forms and analyses examples of the phenomenon.
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Russian and Latvian proverbs and sayings on sin
This article examines the semantic scope of the notions of «грех / grēks» as fundamental ones in Russian and Latvian worldviews. Russian and Latvian proverbs and sayings help identify the basic, universal ideas about sin, as well as particular, national ones. The author comes to a conclusion that the Russian mentality — unlike the Latvian one — reflects the interaction and partial interference ...
On the problem of cultural reference of proverbs (the Russian proverbs with images of clothing)
This article explores proverbs as signs that preserve, transfer, and develop meanings rooted in the ethnic culture. The author investigates the ways cultural semantics is expressed in proverbs featuring clothing items. Another focus is the ways to refer to garment elements....
Intelligence in the Russian linguistic consciousness
This study focuses on Russian proverbs and sayings containing judgments relating to intellectual activities. Paremiological units are described using frame semantics methods. Research results are interpreted based on the theory of evolutionary epistemology. The study makes it possible ...