In text linguistics the basic means in the text formation and the issue of text units are considered one of the controversial and unsolved issues. In this article paragraph, the basic means in text formation, and its special features and difference from super syntactic completeness are discussed by the means of texts in Uzbek language. To be founding the paragraph in different styles are analyzed by examples. Nowadays there are several achievements in the field of studying text. However, opinions about text units are contradicting each other. In this article opinions of Uzbek linguists such as A.Mamajonov, Y.Tojiyev, M.Yo‘ldoshev, I.Rasulov, M.Abdupattoyev, M.Tokhsonov, M.Hakimov, G‘.Abdurakhmonov, A.Sobirov, O.Ergasheva, M.Saparniyozova, S.Mukhammedova about text units and several world linguists’ ideas are studied comparatively and analyzed. In contrast to other specialists, the paragraph is researched as a main unit of the text in this article. In contemporary linguistics studying live speech is the priority of today’s life, so it is paid attention to be importance of the paragraph not only in written text, but also oral speech. In this article the notion of paragraph is investigated by the examples of Uzbek texts in different styles.
text units, paragraph, super syntactic completeness, simple paragraphs, compound paragraphs.