Semantic Features of Ornithonym Words in the English and Tatar Languages

Document Type : Research Article


Kazan Federal University


The article studies ornithonyms, names of birds in the English and Tatar languages with the purpose of comparative study of their semantic structure. Attempts to compare the semantic volume of ornithonym-words in two languages are made. Studying this lexical-semantic group may help to define associations and symbolic meanings which particular birds are endowed with. At the same time, when studying associations, it is necessary to distinguish those associations which are based on traditional, sociohistorical judgments of the certain realities peculiar only to speakers of this language.


Volume 10, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Applied Linguistics Issues (ALI 2019) July 19-20, 2019, Saint Petersburg, Russia
This special issue of the journal includes papers published in the spirit of academic support of the conference and so they did not go through the review process defined by the journal.
July 2019
Pages 536-541