Culture-Specific Concepts in Language: Black English dozens, Austrian Gemütlichkeit, Hebrew dugri talk, Russian du?a, etc. by Andreas Raab

Culture-Specific Concepts in Language: Black English dozens, Austrian Gemütlichkeit, Hebrew dugri…

byAndreas Raab

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Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English - Miscellaneous, grade: 2, University of Vienna, language: English, abstract: This seminar paper deals with culture-specific concepts in language and is divided into two parts. The first part aims at providing a comprehensive theoretical summary of the terms 'culture' and 'language', with a special focus on exploring its interrelation. In addition, this paper explores whether and, if yes, how certain culture-specific concepts can (or cannot) be translated into other languages. The second part largely provides examples of culture-specific concepts in various languages. The linguistic concepts explained and discussed are from various languages, for instance from Russian and Hebrew. However, a special emphasis will be given to English and German.

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Title:Culture-Specific Concepts in Language: Black English dozens, Austrian Gemütlichkeit, Hebrew dugri…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 9, 2009Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3640309383

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