TEMPORAL NOMINATIONS WITH THE EVALUATIVE ADJECTIVE ЧЁРНЫЙ (BLACK) IN THE RUSSIAN LANGUAGE

Abstract: 

The article considers a fragment of the Russian native speakers’ linguistic world-image related to the per-ception of time and presented by the set phrase чёрный день (the black day) functioning in Russian in three different variants: with prepositions на, про, в. As a result of the analysis basing on the material of the mass media language and fiction, the author comes to the conclusion that these speech constructions have their stylistic features and the choice of the preposition is verb-dependent.

Key words: 

category of time, system of naming colours, evaluative adjective black, phrase черный день.

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