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Social and Normative Meanings in Lexis of Semantic and Motivational Field “Labour”
Tatyana Leontyeva

DOI: 10.18355/XL.2015.08.03.19-30

The article contains the results of the investigation of social and normative semantics in “Labour” lexical field. The ways of its representation are characterised. The author supposes that in some cases social and normative meanings are included in words’ denotation and in the other cases they are presented in the form of pragmatic connotations of the word or phraseological unit. The Russian dialect nominations became the material of the study. The attention is paid to the words depicting the social nature of collective work and valuation characteristics of a person for labor qualities.

Key words 
Russian dialects, social and normative component in semantics, person’s labour qualities characteristics

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