Exploring the meaning of arguing in folk culture and language in Ukraine Cover Image

Exploring the meaning of arguing in folk culture and language in Ukraine
Exploring the meaning of arguing in folk culture and language in Ukraine

Author(s): Iryna Khomenko
Subject(s): Social Philosophy, Culture and social structure
Published by: Международное философско-космологическое общество
Keywords: arguing;Ukrainian culture;Ukrainian language;interpersonal communication;public debating;

Summary/Abstract: This paper aims to explore the meanings of the English word “arguing” in folk culture and language in Ukraine. It first considers the various definitions and concepts concerning Ukrainian arguing related words and expressions that can fully or partially represent all the meanings of the English word “arguing.” Next, it is studied within the Ukrainian folk tradition proverbs and tales of debates involving the explanation of the most fundamental orientations and patterns, which could constitute the understanding of arguing and public debating there.

  • Issue Year: 13/2020
  • Issue No: 13
  • Page Range: 24-31
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English