Salimova, Rena Ikramovna – Senior Instructor, Department of Social Management and Humanitarian Sciences, Magadan Institute of Economics, Saint- Petersburg Academy of Management and Economics.
This article considers non-equivalent lexical units borrowed by the English language from the languages of the Northern people. The author presents ways of translation of the lexical units denoting elements of outer garment and tanned hides. The author provides etymological analysis of non-equivalent lexics naming culture-loaded items of the Northern people. The words have been collected from various ethnographical and lexicographical sources and fiction.
Key words: non-equivalent lexical units, borrowings, kukhlianka, kukashka, parka, kamleia kamleika, khonba, ukenchit, gagaglya, malakhai, torbassa, unti, chizhi.