Solomatina M.G. Names of the Virgin in the Arkhangelsk Dialects
The article deals with the meanings of the lexeme БОГОРОДИЦА in the dialects of Archangelsk region. In the dialects this lexeme is polysemantic. As the direct sense of the lexeme the different names of Virgin Mary are considered. The article also offers a list of figurative senses of the lexeme. By way of the illustrations not only usage of the lexeme БОГОРОДИЦА, but the usage of its derivatives are given. This article can be useful in studying the phenomenon of russian folk religion.
russian dialectology, dialects of Archangelsk region, russian folk religion, lexeme БОГОРОДИЦА