An interdisciplinary, intercultural and multilingual project: the new Southern African music education dictionary

Page511-517
AuthorMaria Smit
TitleAn interdisciplinary, intercultural and multilingual project: the new Southern African music education dictionary
AbstractThis paper presents an outline of a new lexicographical project in South Africa involving the compilation of an intercultural, multilingual muslc education dictionary. The formulation of goals is discussed briefly, and some specific problems. These are: the language(s) of presentation, the way in which the information should be presented, the total absence of certain terms in some cultures, and differences in conceptualization in different cultures. Some organizational aspects are mentioned briefly.
SessionPART 5 - The Dictionary-Making Process
Keywordsspecial-field dictionary, pedagogical dictionary, dictionary of English as a foreign language, music dictionary, intercultural dictionary
BibTex
@InProceedings{ELX92_2-027,
author = {Maria Smit},
title = {An interdisciplinary, intercultural and multilingual project: the new Southern African music education dictionary},
pages = {511-517},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th EURALEX International Congress},
year = {1992},
month = {aug},
date = {4-9},
address = {Tampere, Finland},
editor = {Hannu Tommola & Krista Varantola,Tarja Salmi-Tolonen & Jurgen Schopp},
publisher = {Tampereen YIiopisto},
isbn = {951-44-3111-1},
}
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