Dubrovina S. Yu.

Religious Beliefs Reflected in Creative Word-formation Patterns of Russian Dialects P. 84-92.

УДК 811.161.1’282

DOI 10.37724/RSU.2020.68.3.009


Despite the influence exerted on them by the literary norms of the Russian language, despite the intercultural contacts promoted by mass media, and despite gradual annihilation of dialects provoked by media-propelled civilization, modern Russian dialects preserve their pivotal lexemes which are mostly related to the sphere of morality and religion. This lexical stratum, the axiological significance of the celestial and the earthly realms, distinguishes the Russian language from other languages. The present article summarizes the author’s ideas related to word formation, to the composition and semantics of lexical clusters of the macrofield of public orthodoxy. The analysis involves the material collected by the author in the Tambov Region. It singles out structural types of nominations, defines the peculiarities and priorities of creative word-formation. To achieve the aim of the research, the author employs such methods
as comparative analysis, lexical analysis, word-formation analysis, and componential analysis.


Russian language; Russian dialects; nominations; composite words; word-formation; phraseologisms; types of word-formation




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