Publication details [#12696]

Boldyrev, Nikolay and Yulia Aleksikova. 2010. The cognitive aspect of euphemization. Issues in Cognitive Linguistics 7 (2) : 5–11. 7 pp.
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The Russian Cognitive Linguists Association


The article addresses euphemization as a special case of conceptual derivation. The authors outline the main principles underlying the formation of euphemisms, and analyze the particular cognitive and linguistic tools involved in their formation.