Review of sustainability terms and their definitionsPeter Glavič
, Rebeka Lukman
, 2007, izvirni znanstveni članek
Opis: Terminology in the field of sustainable development is becoming increasingly important because the number of terms continues to increase along with the rapid increase in awareness of the importance of sustainability. Various definitions of terms are used by different authors and organizations, for example, green chemistry, cleaner production, pollution prevention, etc. The importance of this topic has stimulated research into the problems of clarifying ambiguity and classifying terms used in the sustainability field. This paper provides results of the literature survey and summarizes the definitions of the terms, focusing on the environmental engineering field. In some cases, it proposes an improved definition. A hierarchical classification of the terms and their relationships has been based on a layer format that is presented graphically.
Ključne besede: chemical process design, sustainability, environmental protection, cleaner production, terminology, definitions, classification
Objavljeno: 31.05.2012; Ogledov: 1077; Prenosov: 12
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Dictionary of environmental economicsAnil Markandya
, Renat Perelet
, Pamela Mason
, Tim Taylor
, 2001, slovar
Ključne besede: ecology, social ecology, ecological policy, environment, environmental policy, environmental protection, economics, terminology, terminological dictionaries, English language, professional language, dictionaries
Objavljeno: 01.06.2012; Ogledov: 900; Prenosov: 34
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Technical terminology in standard terms and conditions of saleNataša Gajšt
, 2012, izvirni znanstveni članek
Opis: Technical terminology, which comprises individual words and various kinds of more or less fixed word partnerships, constitutes an important part of professional discourse. A good command of domain specific collocations adds to the proficiency in specialist communication in any domain, including commerce. The aim of this paper is to present the findings of a corpus-based study of the most common collocations of 16 high-frequency nouns in 'standard terms and conditions of sale' as authentic, commerce-related documents. Our research shows that the most frequent nouns form a substantial number of significant collocations which can be considered technical terminology in the field of commerce. In turn, these findings can be used as the basis for designing teaching syllabi and teaching materials for courses in English for commerce and trade.
Ključne besede: business English, technical terminology, ‘standard terms and conditions of sale’, corpus analysis, collocations, teaching
Objavljeno: 10.07.2015; Ogledov: 298; Prenosov: 21
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American Football Terminology in Slovenian: Subtitling in the Movie The Longest YardIvana Williams
, 2016, diplomsko delo
Opis: This paper discusses the Slovenian terminology for American football through an analysis of the Slovenian subtitles of the 2005 movie The Longest Yard that were acquired from the Slovenian version of the DVD. In light of the fact that American football is a new sport in this culture and its rules are mostly unknown, the paper includes a short description of the game. It presents subtitling as a special type of translation with its restrictions and specific challenges. The analysis of subtitles is not limited to the dialogue that relates to American football but also includes the area of rendering culture-specific elements and figures of speech into adequate text. As sports permeate into everyday life, their terminologies gain new, metaphorical meanings, and the usage of American football terminology in such contexts is briefly discussed in the last chapter.
Ključne besede: American football, American football terminology, subtitling, culture-specific elements, figures of speech
Objavljeno: 20.06.2016; Ogledov: 475; Prenosov: 60
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Prekmurje agricultural terminology in the Dolinsko regionMihaela Koletnik
, 2010, izvirni znanstveni članek
Opis: The paper presents the dialectal vocabulary of agricultural items in Črenšovci in the Dolinsko region of Prekmurje, with a focus on agricultural tools, crops, as well as field and stable work. The study is based on a thematically defined vocabulary gathered through fieldwork and with the help of questionnaires, pictures and informants’ narratives. It includes archaic vocabulary that is gradually disappearing and is known only to the oldest generation of speakers, as well as the contemporary vocabulary that has been introduced along with the modern technology and is used by the younger generation of speakers.
Ključne besede: dialectology, Pannonian dialect group, Prekmurje dialect, agricultural terminology
Objavljeno: 29.05.2017; Ogledov: 159; Prenosov: 24
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