Cultural background knowledge about the national character of the Kazakh and English people

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Abstract

This article deals with the concepts such as, cowardice, stupidity, work, and laziness which are described from lingua-cultural point of view with phraseological units and proverbs, sayings from English and Kazakh languages. The analysis of phraseological and proverbial background knowledge in the Kazakh and English languages shows their inadequacy, divergences of valuable representations and valuable orientations of the people.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-147
Number of pages6
JournalPhilology.Theory and Practice.
Volume№ 6
Issue number Ch 2
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • social archetype; national character; stereotypical representations; phraseological units and proverbs, sayings of English and Kazakh languages

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