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Табу, евфемизъм и дисфемизъм
Taboo, euphemism and dysphemism

Author(s): Antoaneta Dimitrova
Subject(s): Eastern Slavic Languages
Published by: Шуменски университет „Епископ Константин Преславски“
Keywords: taboo; cycle taboo-euphemism; kaleidoscope taboo-euphemism-dysphemism

Summary/Abstract: In the conversational speech we express positive and negative emotions and attitudes to all kinds of referents. The clean tongue and the bad language are present in the different cultures. For this reason in the article are represented verbal means of euphemisms and dysphemisms, the cycle taboo-euphemism in the german linguistics studies and the these of a kaleidoscope taboo-euphemism- dysphemism, based on the opposition of euphemisms and dysphemisms.