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Kudos by Mind Map: Kudos

1. Semantic structure (lexico-semantic variants)

1.1. The state of being admired and respected for being important or for doing something important (From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English)

1.2. the positive attitude towards somebody or some good actions

1.3.  the public admiration that a person receives as as a result of a particular achievement or position in society

2. Nuclear of the lexico-semantic field

2.1. KUDOS

3. The sememe of the word 'kudos' consists of these concepts

3.1. Deserve

3.1.1. to have earned or to be given something because of the way you have behaved or the qualities you have

3.2. Earn

3.2.1. to get something that you deserve

3.3. Praise

3.3.1. to express admiration or approval of the achievements or characteristics of a person or thing

3.4. Good job

3.4.1. used for praising someone for something they have done well

3.5. Congratulation

3.5.1. “an expression communicating to someone how pleased you are about his or her success or happiness”

3.6. Fame

3.6.1. the state of being known or recognized by many people because of your achievements, skills, etc

3.7. Glory

3.7.1. great admiration, honour, and praise that you earn by doing something successfully:

3.8. Capital

3.8.1. money and possessions, especially a large amount of money used for producing more wealth or for starting a new business

3.9. Money

3.9.1. the value of what a person or organization owns, keeps in a bank, has in investments, or spends

3.10. Extolment

3.10.1. To praise highly

3.11. Esteem

3.11.1. Respect for or a good opinion of someone

4. Integral sema (from the definitions of assosiations)

4.1. To pay respect (Anyhow. Financially,orally,etc)

5. Types of sems

5.1. The seme of money

5.2. The seme of high quality of doing something

5.3. The seme of praising someone

5.4. The sema of a personal attitude

6. Type of connection

6.1. Inclusion/joining

6.2. Reason-because we have a synonimic row

7. Collocations with the word

7.1. Kudos TO

7.2. Kudos FOR


7.4. DESERVE kudos

7.5. Kudos ON

7.6. Kudos+name

8. History,pronunciation and register

8.1. Firstly-1800s

8.2. In the majority of cases-informal

8.3. Different pronunciation in American and Britain English