Bilyana Georgieva – Linguistic Features of the Names of Bulgarian and American Holidays

Abstract:  The purpose of this article is to make comparison between the names of the holidays in the Bulgarian and American official holiday systems and analyze the linguistic differences between them. On the basis of the gathered information we can highlight the similarities and differences between them in lexical and grammatical aspects and further apply them in transcultural linguistic creativity as borrowings and realia.

Keywords: holiday system of the Republic of Bulgaria; holiday system of the United States of America; terms of nomination; grammatical analysis.

Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 14, October 2012,, ISSN 1314-4464

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