Konwencja a tabu językowe

  1. Grażyna Sawicka


Convention and language taboo


The aim of the article is to present the relations between convention and language taboo as a culture-language category. The author points out four taboo components inherent in amusement taboo and convention relations, which are as follows:

1. taboo is a social behavior,

2. taboo is independent of experience,

3. taboo is an unwritten agreement,

4. taboo is mandatory.

In conclusion, the author proposes a research into language taboo in order to reconstruct the linguistic image of the world of a given community.

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Język a Kultura

21, 2009

Pages from 31 to 46

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