Structural and semantic peculiarities of the Belarusian syntactic idiom як было не + infinitive and its English correspondences Cover Image
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Структурно-семантические особенности белорусского синтаксического фразеологизма як было не + инфинитив и его соответствия в английском языке
Structural and semantic peculiarities of the Belarusian syntactic idiom як было не + infinitive and its English correspondences

Author(s): Tatʹjana Garanovič
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Literary Texts, Studies of Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: syntactic idiom; model; constant and variable components; generalized meaning
Summary/Abstract: The article provides an overview of Russian studies in the field of syntactic phraseology. It is noted that the term syntactic idiom is currently new in the Belarusian phraseology, and this type of phraseological units has not been studied. The article dwells on structural and semantic features of the Belarusian syntactic idiom як было не + инфинитив and on the specificity of the lexical content of its variable component. Two English correspondences of the syntactic idiom are singled out and analyzed.

  • Page Range: 241-252
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Russian