Nevstrueva, Tamara Khasyamovna – Doctor of Psychology, Professor of the Chair of Psychology at the Far Eastern State Transportation University.
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Vorobyeva, Irina Alexandrovna – Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor of the Far Eastern Institute of International Business (Khabarovsk).
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The article deals with the possibilities of the linguistic and cultural analysis based on the reconstruction of psycho-semantics of experiences of separate emotions, the field of emotional meanings of the concept "melancholy" in various languages is determined.
Key words: Psycho-semantics, feeling of melancholy, ethnic characterictics, comparative analysis, semanitic field, linguistic picture of the world, components of the conception «melancholy» («toska») in different languages.