Russian language

The Problems of Word Family of International Terms (on the Material of the Linguistic Terminology of Ancient Greek Origin in the Russian Language)

The author carries out a word family classification of linguistic terms of the Greek origin. The correlation of the lexis of natural and artificial origins in the term pool is described, as well as the place of each of them in the structure of the word family. The classification of the root word families on the basis of the structural peculiarities is suggested.

Functioning of Arabisms in the Russian Speech (based on the Russian National Corpus texts)

The article focuses on the lexical units borrowed from the Arabian language. The Arabisms of the theme group of ‘Buildings, structures, construction materials’ are analyzed. The dictionary definitions of these words from the Arabian dictionary Al Muajam Al Waseet (2004) are compared to the definitions represented in the Arabian-Russian and Russian-Arabian dictionaries, in the dictionaries of foreign words of different authors. The author considers how the borrowed lexical units function in the Russian speech and identifies the peculiarities of their adjustment to the Russian language.

Linguistic Terms of Latin Origin: Etymology or Derivation?

The article highlights differences between root morphemes and radixoids of Latin origin in the structure of linguistic terms and specific units of term formation – term elements.

Presentation of the Book

The article is dedicated to the book:
Сиротинина О. Б. Русский язык : система, узус и создаваемые ими риски. Саратов : Изд-во Сарат. ун-та, 2013. 116 с.

Syncretism of Discursive Words

In the article, dedicated to the research of the syncretism of discursive words (discursives) of the Russian scientific speech, alongside the two main types of discursive words – regulators and organizers – syncretic types, combining different types of information – discursive and regulatory, factual, pragmatic and grammatical, discursive and regulatory – are singled out.

Typology of Nominative Phraseologically Bound Sentences in the Russian Language

Upon analyzing Russian nominative phraseologically bound sentences from various aspects, their linguistic essence has been destribed; their structural and grammatical types have been defined; their semantic structures have been characterized. All the above have given an opportunity to approach the task of creating a general typology of these units.