Linguistic And Cultural Analysis Of The Concept "Wisdom" In The World Proverbs


The study of paremias is one of the leading directions of the linguists scientific research, because this layer of the language belongs to oral folk art, keeps the original wisdom of ethnos, is closely connected with culture and language. The main cultural values are reflected in the language, and therefore in proverbs, in the form of concepts. This study is devoted to the analysis of the concept "wisdom" in the paremias of representatives of different languages and cultures: Russia, Egypt, Jordan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Karakalpakstan, India, Ghana, nationalities, inhabiting Africa. Paremias are one of the most information-rich sources of knowledge about the culture of the people, because include all major cultural values. The analysis gives ground to say that the core of the lingo-cultural concept “wisdom” is made up of the concepts “mind”, “knowledge”, “word”, “speech”, “silence”, “teacher”, “deed” or “action”. At the same time, peripheral inclusions, as well as understanding the meaning of each component, may differ in different languages, and therefore in different cultures.

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