TO THE INTERRELATION OF THE CONNOTATION AND STYLISTIC LABELS (on the material of the english and german languages)

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The article is devoted to the interrelation of a word connotation and its dictionary stylistic label. In such a way, the nature of stylistic labels is revealed when lexis carries additional stylistic information in the certain situational context. The understanding of stylistic meanings as connotative promotes interpre-tation of the phenomena relating to the different parts of the language structure. The significance of a lexical unit connotative structure analysis lies in the fact that words may change their stylistic nature depending on certain contextual conditions. The article discusses the possibilities of the style-connotation correlation, suggests the comparative analysis of stylistic labels in English and German lexicography on material of the English and German press (1995 English and 2000 German contexts). One of the essential ways to present vocabulary as a system is a lexicographical interpretation of a word. Concentrated in the form of notes lexicographical information allows represent complicated and many-sided picture of a lexeme not only in a dictionary but also in speech.

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Larisa N Lunkova

State University of Social Studies and Humanities

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Lunkova Larisa Nikolaevna, Doctor of Philology, professor of Department of English Language, State University of Social Studies and Humanities; Interests: stylistics, comparativistics, cognitive science, germanistics

Zelyonaya str., 30, Kolomna Moscow Region, 140410

Maria V Mordakina

State University of Social Studies and Humanities


Mordakina Maria Vladimirovna, Assistant teacher of Department of French and German Languages, State University of Social Studies and Humanities; Interests: stylistics, comparativistics, germanistics

Zelyonaya str., 30, Kolomna Moscow Region, 140410


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