The current thesis is intended to analyze cultural aspects of English and Uzbek proverbs expressing the theme of friendship. The research further enumerates differences and similarities between English and Uzbek cultures with the help of proverbs used in verbal and non-verbal communication. The author uses comparative-cultural analysis, componential analysis method to accomplish the tasks of the research. Within the thesis, proverbs are also defined as a unit of parameiology as well as linguoculturology.


parameiology proverb linguoculturology cultureme


How to Cite
Atanazarova Nafosat Zafarovna, & Ziyayeva Sevara Anvarovna. (2022). Cross-Cultural Analysis of English and Uzbek Proverbs on The Concept “Friendship”. Zien Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 8, 209–210. Retrieved from https://zienjournals.com/index.php/zjssh/article/view/1853


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