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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2020. № 8. P. 262-265.
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Green Colour Symbolism in Phraseological Worldview: Comparative Aspect (by the Material of the Russian, English, German and Italian Languages)

Kulichenko Yulia Nikolaevna, Korolevskaya Ekaterina Mikhailovna
Volgograd State University

Moscow City University

Submitted: 27.05.2020.
Abstract. The paper aims to reveal symbolic meaning of green colour in the Russian, English, German and Italian phraseology. The article provides a comparative study of the Russian, English, German and Italian phraseological units with the component - colour term "green", which constitutes scientific originality of the research. The analysis of the linguistic material has allowed the authors to systematize and classify the Russian, English, German and Italian phraseological units with the component - colour term "green" and to describe their semantic meanings (nature and environment; love for plants; youth; freshness and liveliness; permission; negative emotions; jealousy/envy; fatigue/ill-being; money; fortune).
Key words and phrases: сопоставительная лингвистика, фразеологизм, символика зеленого цвета, русский, английский, итальянский, немецкий языки, comparative linguistics, phraseological unit, green colour symbolism, Russian language, English language, Italian language, German language.
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