Journal of Danubian Studies and Research, Vol 7, No 2 (2017)

Flora and Fauna of the Danube Region in the Folk Medicine Texts of Bessarabian Germans (1814/1940): Pragmatic Aspect

Natalia Golovina


The article is dedicated to the study of folk medicine texts of Bessarabian Germans. (1814/1940). The article deals with the pragmatic functions of linguistic descriptors of the natural environment (words, word combinations) in the formation of the recommendation text. The flora and fauna of the Danube region is regarded as an important component of the folk ways of treating humans and animals.At the same time, the author pays attention to ways of realization of the author's intentions in texts of this type. 


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