A Comparative Study of English Taboos and Euphemisms in Cultural Contexts

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Iskanova Nasiba Parmonovna
Norova Baxriniso Yuldashevna
Hasanova Xurshida Baxtiyarovna


The emergence and formation of taboo words are related to many factors such as social customs, cultural traditions, religious etiquette, ethics, and personal accomplishment. The development of society and the existence of taboo words have prompted the emergence of euphemism. Every country and every nation has its own taboos and euphemisms, which profoundly reflect the development and changes in society. This article will take the taboos and euphemisms in English and Uzbek as an example, and make a brief analysis from the classification, connection and difference between the two.

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