ABOUT THE ROLE OF THE INNER FORM OF A WORD IN THE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF ITS MEANINGS
Natalya V. Furashova
Minsk State Linguistic University
The article highlights the notion of the inner form of a word and its role in the processes of se-mantic derivation on the basis of action verbs in German. The inner form of a word as a primary image serves for comprehension and representation of new information on the one hand and as one that can be ignored on the other. This makes it possible for a sign to meet communicative needs on a larger scale.
inner form, primary image, metonymy, representation,interpretation, cognitive function, demotivation.