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Philological sciences - Open specialized section
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2015, September
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Scientific article
U.D.C. 81’23

Different approaches to the concept of “mental lexicon” are distinguished; the importance of this scientific construct is explained; metaphorical application of this term is treated as natural; some myths connected with this concept are considered as the outcome of “common sense” or temporally popular scientific paradigms.

mental lexicon, construct, metaphor, myth

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