Contemporary Russian and Slavic phraseology (synchrony and diachrony) Cover Image

Современная русская и славянская фразеология (синхрония и диахрония)
Contemporary Russian and Slavic phraseology (synchrony and diachrony)

Author(s): Walerij M. Mokijenko
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics, Eastern Slavic Languages
Published by: Polskie Towarzystwo Rusycytyczne
Keywords: sinchrony; diachrony; Russian language; phraseology; idioms; comparative grammar

Summary/Abstract: The article deals with the general problems of contemporary Russian and Slavic phraseology. Such problems as the evolution of definitions of the central terms of this linguistical discipline (phraseologism, phraseological unit, idiom), its boundaries, the national specifics, cognitiv potencial and typological universality, the translatibility, the variability of the phraseology are especially regarded. The relations between idioms and proverbs, collocations and so called winged words are also interpreted. Diachronically the author proposes systematical methods of the comparative, historical and etymological analyses of Russian and Slavic phraseology and gives concrete examples of such an analyses.

  • Issue Year: 4/2008
  • Issue No: 124
  • Page Range: 9-26
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Russian