Lost in Polysemics

May 7, 2018 6:02 pm

Massimo Bertocchi, a trainee at Termcoord, has written a thesis entitled, “Terminologie et polysémie : le cas du lexique des finances”. This thesis attempts to identify how polysemy affects terminology by the observation of a glossary of financial terms. We hope you enjoy reading it!

 

Title: Terminologie et polysémie : le cas du lexique des finances

University and year: Université Paris 13, 2017

Subject: Can terms be polysemous? A constant migration of linguistic units between general and specialized language seems to contradict the univocal connection between term and concept. This work tries to identify how polysemy affects terminology by the observation of a glossary of financial terms.

Language: French

Nationality of the author: Italian

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