The article is devoted to the question of the ethno-cultural specificity of language consciousness. The author presents the results of free associative experiment and considers the image of хүгшэн эжы / grandmother in the language consciousness of the Russians and the Buryats speaking the Buryat language and also the Buryats whose mother tongue is Russian.
The article is devoted to the analysis of the concepts REST and STRESS in German linguaculture. The aim of the research is to describe peculiarities of conceptualization of REST as one of the important parts of life's activity of German. An opposite concept STRESS is also scrutinized to make the description more realistic. The object of the research is Germans’ mental representation of the concepts REST and STRESS. The subject of the research is peculiarities of conceptualization of the sphere of life which is connected with rest and stress.