Lexicography and Terminology: A Worldwide Outlook (Hardback)
  • Lexicography and Terminology: A Worldwide Outlook (Hardback)

Lexicography and Terminology: A Worldwide Outlook (Hardback)

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Hardback 205 Pages / Published: 05/05/2009
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The present book contains a collection of works devoted to current trends in theoretical and practical lexicography, terminology and terminography. All papers are divided into two main sections. Part I: Lexicography deals with analysis of historical and typological problems in lexicography with special reference to English, Italian, Russian and Southern African dictionaries for general- and special- purposes. The main focus is given to the description of principles in lexicographic presentation of non-equivalent lexics, rhyming slang, idioms, cliches and gender nominations of people in bilingual and monolingual dictionaries.Part II: Terminology and Terminography is devoted to description of the current tendencies observed in terminology and terminography studies with special reference to modern European languages such as English, Russian, Norwegian, etc. Terms of different special domains are viewed from the angle of the latest achievements of modern science, cognitive linguistics in particular. It reveals specific features of terminological word-combinations, terms in colloquial use, peculiarities of terms belonging to newly formed Languages for Special purposes, typical features of recently appeared LSPs and presentations of new dictionaries' projects of different subject areas. This part reveals international nature of current tendencies in terminology studies and shows the national ways of their functioning and presentation in special dictionaries.

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 9781443805421
Number of pages: 205
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 212 x 148 x 25 mm
Edition: Unabridged edition

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