Semantic Features of the Concept “German” (the case of Letters of the Great Patriotic War period)

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The detection of the concept “German” is a result of the linguistic analysis and work with letters of the Great Patriotic War. The concept analyzed by method of continuous selection. We consider the structure of a concept and its semantics, compare the dictionary and contextual definitions by the contextual analysis of language material. The results received during the analysis of front letters help to describe the concept as difficult semantic structure and make real establishing the reasons of its formation.

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N L Chulkina

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia


O N Kolysheva

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia



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