semiotics of sign of the eastern Slavs; text of Folklore; meta-language system
Acta Universitatis Lodziensis. Folia Linguistica Rossica, Nr 5 (2009), s. 99-115
Any text of Folklore is a meta-language system. It consists of simple units (meta characters,
or meta-marks), each of which has some sacred meaning, characteristic of the national culture and
mythology in general. The article examines the semiotics of sign of the eastern Slavs, which are
the semantic center of people’s understanding of the cat.