Nilsen E.A. THE ROLE OF SEMANTIC CHANGES IN «TIME» CONCEPT EXPLICATION IN ANGLO-SAXON

Nilsen Eugenia Aleksandrovna

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of English Language and Translation department, Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )


Abstract: in the present article the role of semantic changes in «time» concept explication in Anglo-Saxon is described along with the means of its representation. It is proved that the most common and important cognitive metaphor of this period in Anglo-Saxon is «Time as a container».

Key words: concept, time, metaphor, Anglo-Saxon language, archaic mentality. 

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