• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 10, Pages: 1-8

Original Article

The Cognitive Aspects of the Study of Regional Onomastics


The study is focused on the description of the cognitive aspects of the proper names system analysis, as well as the study of linguistic presentation of onomastic knowledge at all levels of language, which is carried out by means of onomastic categories and is known as the onomastic representation. The authors outline the history of formation of cognitive linguistics abroad and analyze methods of cognitive analysis of regional proper names. The article describes the anthroponymic concept as a unit of onomastic knowledge about man and properties thereof as well as the toponymic concept as a unit of onomastic knowledge of the spatial and geographic characteristics. The analysis of the major characteristics of linguocultural concepts in linguistic conceptology allows identifying the most important features thereof. Developing the ideas of the most important characteristics of linguo-cultural concepts, the authors identify the basic characteristics of onomastic concepts.
Keywords: Concept, Cognitive Linguistics, Linguistics, Onomastics, Regional 


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