REFLECTION OF SYMBOLISM OF THE FIGURE NINE IN ENGLISH PHRASEOLOGICAL UNITS

List of sections: 
Germanic languages
Mounth / Year: 
2016, September
Issue of the journal: 
11
Pages: 
3-5
Type of the article: 
Scientific article
Abstract: 

The paper is devoted to analysis of the phraseological units with the component “nine” from the standpoint of their semantics, etymology and reflection of the national specificity. The author considers the national symbolic meaning of the number nine in the English culture, as well as its reproduction in the semantics of the phraseological component “nine”.

Keywords: 
phraseological unit, figure nine, component-numeral nine, symbolic meaning
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