oa Lagos Notes and Records - Africa and Africans in the linguistic worldview of Russians (from the results of the 'Associative' Experiment)

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



This research paper attempts to explore the linguistic consciousness of Russian people which reflects the fundamental image about the residents of Africa, African culture. Africa's socio-economic development, the geographical location of Africa and Africa's nature and at the same time the fundamental lexical items associated with Africa, which are basically linked with the colour of the skin of Africans and the hot climate of the continent. The image or worldview in this paper is to identify the general opinion which the Russians have about Africa and Africans.

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