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The Rice University Neologisms Database

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I have found a new database to follow. Conference organizing work frequently has me proofreading numerous documents, including a CFP that uses the word "Italianicity."  One Google search later, and...

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Lingo 4.0, Terminology management system

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Terminology management application for creating and managing monolingual, bilingual and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries.
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How did English become the language of science?

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It's Nobel Prize season. While scientists throughout the world will be awarded this prestigious prize, there's a good chance all of their research was written up in English. Michael Gordin, a professor of the history of science at Princeton, wrote a new book, "Scientific Babel" that explores the intersection of the history of language and science.

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"Te lo scrivo con le faccine". Così le emoticon diventano una nuova lingua

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Esistono 722 simboli, presto saranno un migliaio: dagli sms ai tweet l'uso è dilagante per esprimere stati d'animo. Ecco come trasformano la nostra
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Concorso di traduzione "In Altre Parole" | BOLOGNA CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR

Concorso di traduzione "In Altre Parole" | BOLOGNA CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it

È giunto ormai alla sua quinta edizione “In Altre Parole”, concorso di traduzione promosso dal Centro Traduttori della Fiera del Libro per Ragazzi che si terrà a Bologna dal 30 marzo al 2 aprile 2015


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SOLE New words - 1 December 2014

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SOLE abbreviation self-organized learning environment; an environment in which learners use technology to teach themselves collaboratively without a teacher An excellent SOLE Toolkit is available t...
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The top 10 words invented by writers

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‘Authorisms’ – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller, Paul Dickson selects his favourites
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The amazing brains of the real-time interpreters

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The world’s most powerful computers can’t perform accurate real-time interpreting of one language to another. Meet the humans who can.
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How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators

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Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree

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Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful #Linguistic Family Tree http://t.co/wqJduSw4JF

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(CA) Vocabulari - Corpus | Portal de la Llengua de Signes Catalana – Institu d'Estudis Catalans

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Benvinguts! Aquesta és la pàgina web del projecte pilot de corpus de la llengua de signes catalana (LSC). Aquest projecte pilot té una durada inicial d’un any i servirà per establir les bases del futur projecte del corpus de la LSC.

 

 Un corpus és una col·lecció representativa d’exemples d’una llengua en format llegible per una màquina, que s’utilitza per a estudiar el tipus i la freqüència d’unitats lingüístiques. A més, constitueix una representació àmplia de la llengua i de les seves varietats geogràfiques, de registres i generacionals. Quant als corpus en llengua de signes, es caracteritzen per ser col·leccions de vídeos anotats que contenen material escrit alineat amb les dades principals en llengua de signes. També constitueixen una mostra representativa de la llengua en qüestió.


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London's second languages mapped by tube stop

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Which tube line in London is the most linguistically diverse? Where on the tube are you most likely to hear French or Portuguese? UCL’s Oliver O’Brien’s map of the most common second languages by tube stop will give you a clue
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5 Creative Ways to Learn Medical Terminology

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Need to learn medical terminology? Here are the best tips and resources to help med students & healthcare professional quickly learn important medical terms
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La lingua e la fama

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Una nuova ricerca, frutto di un immane lavoro di comparazione linguistica, mette in luce la relazione tra lingua parlata e fama potenziale di ciascun parlante.

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Skype Translator – How it Works

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As mentioned by Gurdeep Pall in this morning’s Big Blog post, today we have announced the first phase of the Skype Translator preview program which will kick-off with English and Spanish as the first two languages.


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The Skype Translator preview program is currently available for Spanish-speaking and English-speaking Skype customers who use Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 Technical Preview on their desktop or tablet.

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Sullondadellitaliano #006

Tema di questa puntata: la traduzione! Francesco Fava – traduttore dallo spagnolo e docente allo IULM – e Franca Cavagnoli – autrice, traduttrice dall’inglese postcoloniale e docente in Statale –, ci hanno aiutato a capire meglio il delicato meccanismo della traduzione.
Come si fa a tradurre senza tradire? Quanto influiscono le traduzioni sulla nostra lingua? 


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Traduzioni negli Usa, italiano quarto

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Negli ultimi tre anni, pubblicati negli Stati Uniti 2.394 titoli da 58 lingue straniere
Al primo posto i libri in lingua francese, al secondo i tedeschi, al terzo gli spagnoli
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Les deux corps du bilingue - La République Des Livres par Pierre Assouline

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Le bilingue, du moins celui qui écrit dans une autre langue, est un être bicéphale qui a l’immense privilège de choisir ses parents. Mais dans quelle langue a-t-il mal ? Dans les deux, l’angoisse, puis la douleur, s’adressant à chacune de ces deux âmes. Et dans quelle langue rêve-t-il ? Dans un méli-mélo des deux. C’est le [...]
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Vape gathers linguistic steam to become Word of the Year 2014

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Oxford Dictionaries settles on term for using e-cigarettes after the word’s usage more than doubled in the last year
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Dictionary Models

The latest installment of the animated comedy series "Chuply & Babcock," by Jason Coates, gives us a glimpse inside the brutal world of Dictionary Modeling. "Dictionary…
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Breaking the language barrier: Tim Doner at TEDxTeen 2014 - YouTube

http://j.mp/TxT14TimDoner Tim Doner is a senior at the Dalton School in New York City who has studied over 20 languages. His interest started at the age of 1...

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New Trends in Translation | European School of Translation

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Serie di webinar gratuiti sui percorsi professionali futuri più promettenti per traduttori alle prime armi ed esperti.
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Rivoluzione per sordomuti, creato tablet-traduttore dei segni

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Con nuovo strumento - realizzato da una startup e finanziato da un gruppo di imprenditori americani a loro volta sordomuti  - i movimenti mani diventano
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Five Ways to Sound More "French"

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Many French students remark upon their first visit to France that spoken French is very different from what they have been taught in school. Indeed, spoken and informal French make major departures...
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10 Amazing Facts About Harry Potter in Translation, All Over The World

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Officially, there are 67 translations of Harry Potter available, and the wordplay involved gives us some incredible facts!
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