What is the word?

Irina Gromyak
Irina Gromyak
February 15, 2013

Word. This combination of letters and sounds has so much meaning in you! You ask what is the word? In response, you can hear that everyone knows it. And if you think? Then you can talk a lot about a word.

Definition of the word

Wikipedia defines the word. She calls it one of the basic structural units of the language. They use the word to name objects, to characterize them, to describe qualities. For example, wood, wooden table. And for the name of the concepts that are created by the human imagination. For example, love, soul. The word is an axiom of linguistics, its basis.

Word in terms of science

The word is a very complex concept to uncover its whole essence, linguists have worked a lot. The word has its signs. Graphic ones stand out among them, that is, if you change one letter in one word, then its whole meaning changes. Phonetic - stress and the sound of the word also carries its meaning. Syntactic - this means that one word can be a sentence and carry some meaning,or it may be a component of a sentence and transmit some information. There are also other signs of the word that are responsible for its meaning and meaning.

Also, words have their own classification by meaning, use, origin, they have grammatical and lexical meaning. Different terms are used for words: synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, paronyms and others.

Word in everyday life

So the word says science. And what is the word in our life with you? It helps us to express our thoughts out loud, with the help of it we reproduce our speech, communication takes place between people. But here it plays a very subtle role. After all, people say that it is possible to hurt and soothe a person with a word. The power of the word is sometimes very significant. They say that the word - not a sparrow, released - you will not return.

Word as a genre

The word is also one of the genres of ancient Russian eloquence. An example is the work "The Word of Igor's Regiment". Researchers work a lot on it, but disputes about its origin continue to this day. Another example is the “Word about the destruction of the Russian land”.

Russian language is rich in vocabulary.Thanks to him, the Russian language is compared with the song, it has always been admired by poets and writers. And this is the whole merit of His Majesty the Russian Word!