Philology Matters


Among the language units there are also words that have undergone phonetic changes in pronunciation. From a phonostylistic point of view, the pronunciation of such words have additional, i.e. connotative meanings. Phonetically modified words are divided into two, that is, the increase and decrease of speech sound in the pronunciation of words. The phenomenon of so-called sound acquisition includes the phenomena of prosthesis, epenthesis, epithesis. The so-called sound omission includes aphaeresis, syncope, apocope, elision.
The article reveals the phonostylistic meanings associated with the omission of speech sounds in pronunciation of words in the comparison of the English and Uzbek languages. Connotation is an extra notional essence included in the semantics of language units, which expresses the emotionally assessed and methodologically defined attitude of the subject of speech to the being. Such relationships are manifested in the connotative meanings that occur in the pronunciation of words with the phenomenon of sound omission, such as aphaeresis, syncope, apocope, elision. In particular, because the pronunciation of apheresis has certain connotative meanings such as speech facility, gentleness, delicacy, they are actively used in the speech of the characters in the artistic image.
The phonopragmatic phenomenon of syncope has been used not only in poetry but also in prose and drama.
The phenomenon of apocope is characteristic of colloquial speech in both languages, revealing that they have a number of connotative meanings, such as love, caress, intimacy, diminution.
The connotative meanings of the phenomenon elision in the comparative languages have been studied on the basis of examples taken from the fiction in both languages.
Thus, the connotative meanings formed by the phenomenon of sound omission in the pronunciation of words are similar from point of variety and versatility. They express a number of connotative meanings in speech, such as brevity, excitement, rhythmic tone, rhyme adjustment, gentleness, passion.

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