DOI: 10.24411/2470-1262-2021-10104


The article presents a practical aspect of the neologization of the Russian lexical system. On the basis of a continuous sample from various sources of the mass media, an analysis of neologisms included in the lexical system of the Russian language, but not always recorded by dictionaries, is carried out. The characteristics of neophrasemes and their classification by frames and slots are given. The languages of the sphere of management, IT-technologies and other socio-cultural spheres that form their own terminological fields are considered in detail; there presented some of the neologisms that have entered the language from the latest research area regarding COVID-19. The flexibility of the lexical system of the Russian language which not only attracts new words and phrases but also actively transforms them, is emphasized once again.

Keywords: neologization, neologism, frame, slot, jargon, carnival, self-organization



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Information about the author:

Tamara V. Kuprina (Yekaterinburg, Russia) – Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Translation, Academic Department of International Economics and Management, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin. Research interests: neology, cross-cultural communications, cross-cultural didactics. 0000-0002-8184-2490; SCOPUS Author ID 55811001900. SPIN-code 8892-1348. E-mail:

For citation: Kuprina T. (2021).

Neologization of Russian Lexical System: Practical Aspect. Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science,  Vol.6, Issue 1 (2021), pp. 62-68  (in USA).