Meta-Terms in Modern Linguistics: Semantic Perspective

Authors

  • Я. В. ГНЕЗДІЛОВА Київський національний лінгвістичний університет, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32589/2311-0821.1.2015.85575

Keywords:

prefix “meta-”, metaconcepts, semantics of terms with “meta-”

Abstract

The article deals with the changes in semantics of linguistic concepts / terms, formed from the prefix “meta-”. The comparative analysis of metaconcepts created in accordance with such formulas as “X about X” or “those, which are about/beyond X but do not themselves constitute an X” is done; tendencies in metaconcepts usage by modern blog-forum participants are considered; metaconcepts practical value in non-scientific speech is discovered.

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