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Characteristics of expression based on a proverb.

Kim Hey ryoung 1

1성신여자대학교

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ABSTRACT

This paper shows that there are expressions based on proverbs. Semantic characteristics of proverbs are metaphoric, satiric and instructive. This is, because of proverbs are to function as a lexeme. An expressions based on a proverb has an intimate relationship formally and semantically with the proverb. Expressions based on proverbs are classified as; One is a expression that uses words in a proverb, the other is a expression that does not use words in a proverb. The fixedness of proverb has been weakened, then proper parts are divided. The divided parts are expressions based on proverbs. The independence of expressions based on a proverbs is strengthened by inference of similarity. Expressions based on proverbs has a metaphoric characteristic, not satiric and instructive characteristic.

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