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Analiza semantică a proverbelor legate de conceptul „bani” în trei lingvoculturi
The Semantic Analysis of Money-Related Proverbs in Three Linguacultures

Author(s): Inna Colenciuc
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Applied Linguistics
Published by: Institutul de Filologie Română „Bogdan Petriceicu-Hasdeu”
Keywords: paremiology; proverb; money; semantic analysis; lexical unit; linguaculture; linguaculturology;

Summary/Abstract: Proverbs, being an element of ethnoculture, reflect the mentality, basic values of people, and their idea of the surrounding world. The author of the article accounts for the necessity to study money-related proverbs and notes that money is an unalienable part of the contemporary society, and consequently, it represents the material for psychological, sociocultural and linguistic research. Our aim is to conduct a comparative semantic analysis of proverbs in English, Romanian and Russian. The material for the research was 150 proverbs in the corresponding linguacultures. The author classifies proverbs by the semantic basis, identifies similarities and differences of English, Romanian and Russian proverbs

  • Issue Year: 2021
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 127-133
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English, Romanian