Lexicography in the 21st Century: In Honour of Henning Bergenholtz (Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice 12)

Lexicography in the 21st Century: In Honour of Henning Bergenholtz (Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice 12)

By: Sven Tarp (editor), Sandro Nielsen (editor)Hardback

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This is a state-of-the-art volume on lexicography at the beginning of the 21st century. It also offers proposals for future theoretical and practical work. The contributions, inspired by the ground-breaking work of Henning Bergenholtz, address topics such as dictionary functions; dictionary users; access routes; dictionary structures; dictionary reviewing; subject-field classifications; data retrieval; corpus lexicography; and collocations and phraseology. The contributors, all highly regarded international scholars in the field of lexicography, show how the theory of lexicographical functions can extend the forefront of the discipline by focusing on dictionary functions and how these meet the needs of users in various types of user situations. Thereby echoing Bergenholtz's idea that a dictionary is a tool that can help users solve problems encountered in communicative, cognitive and operative situations. This volume is not only of interest to practical and theoretical lexicographers but to anyone interested in lexicography.

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1. Introduction: Nothing is more practical than a good theory (by Nielsen, Sandro); 2. Part I. The dictionary, dictionary structures and access routes; 3. 1. Sinuous lemma files in printed dictionaries: Access and lexicographic functions (by Gouws, Rufus H.); 4. 2. Reviewing printed and electronic dictionaries: A theoretical and practical framework (by Nielsen, Sandro); 5. 3. Reflections on data access in lexicographic works (by Tarp, Sven); 6. 4. Hybrid text constituent structures of dictionary articles: A contribution to the expansion of the theory of textual dictionary structures (by Wiegand, Herbert Ernst); 7. Part II. Dictionary functions and users; 8. 5. On production-oriented information in Swedish monolingual defining dictionaries (by Malmgren, Sven-Goran); 9. 6. Balancing the tools: The functional transformation of lexicographic tools for tourists (by Leroyer, Patrick); 10. Chapter 7. Lexicography and language planning in Scandinavia and the Netherlands (by Vikor, Lars S.); 11. Part III. Subject-field classification and introductions; 12. 8. Subject-field classification of metalexicography revisited (by Svensen, Bo); 13. 9. Systematic introductions in specialised dictionaries: Some proposals in relation to accounting dictionaries (by Fuertes Olivera, Pedro A.); 14. Part IV. Data retrieval and corpus lexicography; 15. 10. The role of corpora in future dictionaries (by Prinsloo, D. J.); 16. 11. Lexicographical data in natural-language systems (by Geeb, Franziskus); 17. Part V. Collocations and phraseology; 18. 12. A methodology for describing collocations in a specialized dictionary (by L'Homme, Marie-Claude); 19. 13. Lexicographic description: An onomasiological approach on the basis of phraseology (by Jonsson, Jon Hilmar); 20. 14. Item-specific syntagmatic relations in dictionaries (by Herbst, Thomas); 21. 15. Henning Bergenholtz: Bibliovita (by Nielsen, Sandro); 22. Notes on contributors; 23. Subject index

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  • publication date: 19/08/2009
  • ISBN13: 9789027223364
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 356
  • ID: 9789027223364
  • weight: 785
  • ISBN10: 902722336X

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