LANGUAGE VARIETY DEFINITION IN GENERAL AND SPECIAL LEXICOGRAPHY (TRANSLATED BY THE AUTHOR)
Khokhlova I. N.
Khokhlova, Irina Nikolaevna – Candidate of Science (Philology), Professor of English Philology Department, Dean of the Foreign Languages Faculty, Vitus Bering Kamchatka State University (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy).
The article deals with the problems of the definition of national language variety in general and special lexicography. The definition of the term "national language" is given; its subcategories, such as "dialect", "form", "variety", and "variant" are analyzed, and the ways of formation of the national language and its changes are described.
Key words: language variety, national language, social, professional, territorial dialect, variant.