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August 2021. pp. 227-238
Obeying the rules of politeness in all languages is a major contributing factor to speaking favorably. It has been the safest and the most effective way to achieve a successful communication for ages. Being accepted as a way of speaking with humble and agreeable words, euphemisms are used in discourse instead of harsh or unpleasant words. They are mainly used to replace languages of many unpleasant topics, like sex, pregnancy, politics, WC, death, disability and many more. What is more, dealing with impolite subjects and seeking alternatives to bitter terms are very similar. Using Relevance theory to study euphemisms helps to understand how speakers develop new euphemisms and also helps to compare and contrast euphemisms for the same topic in English and Uzbek.
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  • Publisher :The Modern Linguistic Society of Korea
  • Publisher(Ko) :한국현대언어학회
  • Journal Title :The Journal of Studies in Language
  • Journal Title(Ko) :언어연구
  • Volume : 37
  • No :2
  • Pages :227-238