Conceptual and Linguistic Representations of Concept Flora in the Phraseological Worldview: A Multilingual Aspect
Keywords:concept, FLORA concept, phraseological worldview, English phraseological worldview, French phraseological worlview, Ukrainian phraseological worldview, frame structure, multilingual aspect.
The article gives the definition of a notion ‘concept’ and presents its main interpretations in modern linguistics. This research describes the notion of phraseological worldview and its relation to the notion concept. In this article 62 English, 61 French and 57 Ukrainian phraseological units that reveal the concept FLORA, have been analysed. Based on this analysis, the frame structure of the FLORA concept in the English, French and Ukrainian phraseological worldview is proposed and developed. This made it possible to prove that the linguistic actualization of the FLORA concept is associated with the identification of national characteristics of the studied cultures, their worldview and mentality. It is stated in the article that the English, French and Ukrainians use the names of plants in the phraseological units for the characterization of a person, the designation of certain qualities and traits of character, appearance and mental abilities.
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