Specificity of German-Russian Dictionary of Onomatopoeias

Svetlana Sergeevna Shlyakhova, Olga Valentinovna Shestakova


The problems of lexicographical fixation of sound words (onomatopoeias) are revealed in the article. Here the specific features of the German-Russian dictionary of onomatopoeias, published by the authors, are described: phonosemantic principles of description of these language units, the structure of a dictionary entry, the criteria for selection of units, structure and composition of the vocabulary, field label system. The possibilities of practical application of the dictionary in phonosemantics, stylistics, etymology, as well as for translation and learning German as a foreign language are mentioned.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3s2p380

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