Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Scopus||Web of Science®||Altmetric|
|Title:||A model for an online Australian English cultural dictionary database|
|Citation:||Terminology, 2013; 19(2):258-276|
|Publisher:||John Benhamins Publishing Co|
|Deny A. Kwary; Julia Miller|
|Abstract:||All cultures have their own specific words, phrases, sayings, signs and symbols. Such culturally bound terms need to be defined in a special way so that they can be understood well by people from different cultures and often require more extensive coverage than that provided in a general language dictionary. A dictionary of cultural terms is an ideal vehicle for this purpose, and an online version of such a dictionary can give greater flexibility in design and content. A single database may be used to supply material for such dictionaries, meeting the needs of a variety of users. This paper proposes a concept for an online Australian English cultural dictionary database, covering three key areas: the selection of culturally bound terms, data fields and display options. The design and principles of this database may also be extended to create databases for cultural dictionaries of other languages and cultures.|
|Keywords:||data field; cultural Dictionary; culturally bound terms; Australian English; learner s Lexicography; dictionary database|
|Rights:||Copyright status unknown|
|Appears in Collections:||Education publications|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.