E. N. MOROZOVA (Yoshkar-Ola, Russia). Research methods and techniques of the phraseological stock studies in the Mari language

DOI: 10.15507/2076-2577.010.2018.03.045-052

Research methods and techniques of the phraseological stock studies in the Mari language

Ekaterina N. Morozova,
Postgraduate Student, Department of Finno-Ugric and Comparative Philology,
Mari State University
(Joshkar-Ola, Russia),morozovaen@volgatech.net

The article analyzes in detail methodological framework used for phraseological stock studies in the Mari language. It results in increasing level of validity and reliability of the research. The subject of the article is the methods and techniques of phraseological studies (general scientific, philosophical and specialized ones). The objective of this research is to reveal the methodological procedures used to study phraseological units of the Mari language.
The article is based on monographs, articles, textbooks, theses on phraseology of the Mari language. When considering the methodological framework for phraseological studies in the Mari language, it employed general research methods such as analysis, synthesis, generalization and chronological classification combined with specialized linguistic techniques (e.g. data collection method) within diachronic and synchronic approaches.
The first research into the field of Mari phraseology are characterized by the application of semantic and contextual analyses in order to systematize and classify phraseological units. The interpretation of empirical material is closely connected with the semantic description, valence and communicative-functional methods. Further development of the methodology is related to the application of culture and historical, anthropological and linguistic genetic approaches, as well as the elements of transformational analysis and syntactic modeling. Modern phraseological science takes into consideration interdisciplinary approach while exploring phraseological stock of the Mari language.
In the initial state of the development of phraseology the most productive techniques in Mari linguistics were general research methods of description and analysis (semantic-syntactic, structural, componential and contextual ones). In 1980–1990 methodological framework was supplemented by specialized linguistic methods of comparative-historical, typological, comparative and communicative-functional studies. Nowadays interdisciplinary approach interpreted from psycholinguistic, linguoculturological and cognitivistic standpoints is widely applied to reveal the nationally significant concepts functioning in the described linguoculture.

Key words: method; technique; methodological framework; the Mari language; phraseologism; phraseological stock.

For citation: Morozova EN. Research methods and techniques of the phraseological stock studies in the Mari language. Finno-ugorskii mir = Finno-Ugric World. 2018; 3: 45–52. (In Russian)

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