The reflection of national cultural aspects in Chinese and Russian phraseology

Author(s):  Li Li, candidate of Sciences, associate Professor, Jilin University, Changchun, China,

Li Shujin, Dr., associate Professor, Jilin University, Changchun, China,

Issue:  Volume 37, № 4

Rubric:  Linguistics

Annotation:  The article is devoted to the study of the specifics of national culture embodied in Russian and Chinese phraseological units. Phraseology is one of the brightest, peculiar layers of language. Phraseological units represent a clot of cultural information, allow figuratively nominate what was said, while saving language and at the same time reflecting the depth of the national spirit and cultural traditions of the people. The paper presents a comparative analysis of Russian and Chinese phraseological units as a means of expressing universal and unique cultural information in the linguistic worldview, an analysis of the correlation of phraseological units and national culture with the establishment of similarities and differences in Chinese and Russian cultures.

Keywords:  phraseology, national culture, universality, uniqueness

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