Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)


A foreign proper name in Spanish idioms and proverbs

The article deals with Spanish set expressions that include a foreign proper name. The study overviews phraseological units, as well as proverbs and sayings included in the most important Spanish lexicographical works. Dealing with an onomastic (onymic) component requires the description of idioms, their origin, meaning and the degree of linguistic actuality.

Motives of Harmony and Discord in Russian Proverbs and Sayings

In the article the proverbs and sayings applying to the categories of harmony and discord are analyzed. The basic semantic focuses related to these categories are singled out. The collection Proverbs of the Russian People by V. I. Dal has served as the main source of proverbs and sayings.