Linguistic image of a modern city (the study of hodonyms and ergonyms of Tyumen city)

UT Research Journal. Humanities Research. Humanities


Release:

2015, Vol. 1. №4(4)

Title: 
Linguistic image of a modern city (the study of hodonyms and ergonyms of Tyumen city)


About the authors:

Elena P. Bagirova, Cand. Sci. (Philol.), Assistant Professor, Department of General Linguistics, Tyumen State University; bagirovaelena@mail.ru

Elina O. Gavrickova, Cand. Sci. (Philol.), Assistant Professor, Department of General Linguistics, Tyumen State University; elina_gavrikova@mail.ru

Abstract:

In the article a complex approach to the study of Tyumen city’s hodonyms and ergonyms is represented: principles and methods of intracity object naming, its development and ethno-specific peculiarities are analyzed; the basic structural and semantic types of Tyumen city urbanonymy are determined and the degree of their productiveness in modern times is indicated. The paper highlights the facts of lexical-semantic types and the urbanonyms systems formation being dependent on extra-linguistic phenomena such as social and political processes that happen in the society. Regional onomastic vocabulary is viewed as a resource of sociocultural information revealing culturally marked and pragmatically significant content.

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