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SECONDARY CONCEPTUALISATION AND CATEGORISATION BY MEANS OF EUPHEMISMS

SECONDARY CONCEPTUALISATION AND CATEGORISATION BY MEANS OF EUPHEMISMS


Author:  O. I. Bykova

Abstract:  Euphemisms are analysed as a means of secondary conceptualisation and categorisation of knowledge of the world and language. The productivity of representation of conceptual fields with the help of euphemisms possessing moral and aesthetic evaluations determines the specifics of the national sphere of concepts.

Keywords:  euphemisation, conceptual derivation, secondary axiological conceptualisation and categorisation, national sphere of concepts

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Pages:  201-203

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