The word terrorism in sociolinguistic consideration (in Arabic and Russian materials)

Attia, Ashraf 


In this article, we consider the sociolinguistic features of the word terrorism, namely, the aspects of its functioning in the Russian linguistic community. Various aspects of the functioning of the word "Terrorism" in the Russian media discourse and the degree of similarity and difference in its functioning in the Arabic language are explored. Different interpretations of this word are given in a number of Russian and Arabic vocabulary. The semantic and derivational potential of the word terrorism in the modern Russian language is considered. Analysed are the shifts that took place in the semantic structure of the word under investigation.

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Other Titles Слово терроризм в социолингвистическом рассмотрении (на арабском и русском материалах)
Keywords terrorism, social studies, terror, word functioning, media discourse, derivational activity, fight against terrorism;терроризм, социалингвистика, террор, функционирование слова, медиа-дискурс, деривационная активность, борьба против терроризма
Issue Date 2006
Journal Herald of KazNU. Al-Farabi. Series of Oriental Studies 
Series/Report no. No. 4, 2006;P. 68-76
ISSN 1563-0226

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