Mobility of the Vocabulary of the Russian Language in the Conditions of the COVID-19 Pandemic



Modern changes in the social sphere contribute to the active development of the Russian language, which expands its vocabulary due to borrowed words, semantic transformation, activation of linguistic units, phraseologization. The COVID-19 pandemic contributed to the replenishment and expansion of the lexical system, reflecting the public reaction to the current problem. Thanks to the Internet media, new linguistic units are widely distributed among the population.

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Keywords: Internet media, COVID-19 pandemic, social sphere, vocabulary activation, informational occasion, semantic transformation, neologization, phraseologization

Journal rubric: General and Comparative Historical Linguistics

Article type: scientific article


Received: 01.09.2022


For citation: Fadeeva T.M., Loginova N.V. Mobility of the Vocabulary of the Russian Language in the Conditions of the COVID-19 Pandemic [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2022. Vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 16–23. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2022090302. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tatiana M. Fadeeva, Doctor of Philology, Professor of the Department of Slavic Philology and Culture of Communications, Moscow Region State University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Natalya V. Loginova, Master of the Faculty of Russian Philology, Moscow State Regional University, Moscow, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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