Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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1. Definition

Although terminological creation is governed by the same linguistic framework as common vocabulary, it is subject to specific conditions of its own. ‘Terms’ can be defined as words or phrases aiming at the designation of concepts related to a particular field of knowledge or activity. New terms can be introduced either by individuals or by a …

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Joseph Dichy, “Terminology”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 12 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0341>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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