LEXIS OF LATIN TABULLAE DEFIXIONES IN PRAGMATIC AND SUGGESTIVE ASPECT
Abstract. This article presents lexical analysis of tabullaedefixiones on the basis of special models’ construction, with the consideration
of pragmatic and suggestiveeffect. The author finds out key lexemes, which are distinctive for definite kind and motiveof tabullae defixiones. The main types of formulas’construction of
tabullae defixiones are examined. Specific features of Latin language reflected in tabullae defixiones are described. Motivated usage of proper names, including names of idols is analysed.
Somatonims are investigated as a special kind of pragmatically marked vocabulary. Vocabulary specific for certain type of tabullae defixiones: plates of legal character, love curse, grave
plaques, with revenge motive was outlined. In addition, usage of sympathetic magic in the texts of tabullae defixiones was fixed.