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Comparative Analysis of Specificity / Abstraction of Russian Words

EasyChair Preprint no. 2808

6 pagesDate: February 28, 2020


The  article presents the results of studying the perception of Russian words by parameters: specificity / abstractness. The purpose of the research: creation of a special dictionary where the degree of its abstractness is specified for each word. The research used semantic differentiation method, where respondents evaluated the degree of abstractness / specificity of the word on a scale from 1 to 5 in online mode. The sample of 154 respondents in the reseach was used. A 500-word analysis was made.The survey was conducted in English. The analysis of words allowed classifing them into three categories: abstract / specific / undifferentiated.

Keyphrases: abstractness, cognitive linguistics, dictionaries, information processing, semantic differential, specificity

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  author = {Irina Zhuravkina and Valery Soloviev and Alexander Lobanov and Andrey Danilov},
  title = {Comparative Analysis of Specificity / Abstraction of Russian Words},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 2808},

  year = {EasyChair, 2020}}
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