The article examines the attributive-object world of the ritual poetry of the Mordovian people, reveals the original meaning, the mythological basis.
From the analyzed material it can be seen that in the attributive part of ritual poetry an important place is occupied by the subject-clothing complex, which are important sources of ritual poetry. For the first time in the article of national folklore, the article refers to the object-clothing complex and the object world of weddings, which have become an important source of Mordovian wedding poetry. This feature of national wedding folklore for a long time remained beyond the attention of scientists. They did not attach importance to such features of the national worldview as the spiritualization of the world, the endowment of objects with the soul, manifested in the appeal to them as living beings, in their great songs, dialogue with them
The Mordovian wedding, its poetry, along with rituals common to other nations, has its own peculiarities, originality that have developed due to historical circumstances and the originality of the ways of ethnocultural development.
The authors, on the basis of a significant number of materials, come to the conclusion that in the folklore of the Volga peoples there are similar genres that use similar artistic and visual techniques, linguistic, stylistic means.