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Space Orientations in Culture and in Language

Author(s): Palmira Legurska, Ilya Zlatanov
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Education, Applied Linguistics, Language acquisition, Cognitive linguistics, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Philology, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: space orientations; culture language; concept; knowledge

Summary/Abstract: East, west, north, south are not universal concepts. In a number of cultures and historical periods they are missing or remain unnamed. The words they designate often turn into conceptual metaphors that pierce in everyday speech. Concepts contain language and cultural knowledge, ideas, assessments. Knowing the national culture is a key to understand the right meaning.

  • Issue Year: 44/2017
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 261-273
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Bulgarian