Saida Ismailovna Asaliyeva
is Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor, Department of the Second
Foreign Language, School of Foreign Languages, Dagestan State
The present article deals with nouns of temporal semantics naming definite units of time in the Lezgin and English languages.
Some units of time are compared in the considered languages and a conclusion is made that in the English language the nouns naming definite units of time are original, while in the Lezgin language they are mainly borrowed from other languages.