International journal
ISSN 2311-0759 (Online)
ISSN 2311-0740 (Print)


Verbalizing the symbol: Blazoning in the national heraldry of the post-soviet republics

The article deals with the linguistic embodiment of national symbols. On the basis of lexicography, the author determines the semantic structure of the national idea and describes its implementation in the heraldic symbols of the countries of the former USSR. The semantics of the state contains the following semantic blocks: power, territory, population (people) and the country as a whole.