ETHNOSOCIOLEXICOGRAPHIC INSTRUMENTS OF ENGLISH AFROETHNOSUBLANGUAGE STRATIFICATION: J.HOTTEN`S EXPERIENCE

Abstract: 

The article analyzes the main principles of lexicographing afroethnosocialectisms on the English language basis suggested by J.C.Hotten in his “The Slang Dictionary”. Special attention is paid to the description of ethnosociolinguistic instruments, the structure of which helps to reveal the genesis and usage of the English afroethnosublanguage.

Key words: 

Afroethnosociolectism, vocable, definition, Negro, dictionary entry, dictionary, sociolinguistic, ethnosociolect, ethnosector, ethnosubculture.

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