V. A. Ivanov (Moscow, Russia). On two peripheral lexical groups in Western Mari language

On two peripheral lexical groups in Western Mari language

Ivanov Vladimir A.,
Head of the Sector of documents recording and processing, Academic Library, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia), vovagkmfc@yandex.ru

It considers two lexical groups of the Western Mari language – calling words for animals and children’s words; it identifies features of their use in different situations and the basic functional and semantic groups. In addition, it introduces the material obtained at fieldtrips into scientific circulation, which reflects the current state of vocabulary of the Western Mari language.

 Keywords: Hill Mari language; children’s words; calling words; language periphery; pictorial vocabulary; onomatopoeia.


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