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Logoscope

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"Le Logoscope est un outil d’observation linguistique semi-automatisé qui scrute les sites internet de la presse francophone à la recherche de néologismes."
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This man has spent 35 years on a 132,000-word slang dictionary that you can search online for free

This man has spent 35 years on a 132,000-word slang dictionary that you can search online for free | Translator | Scoop.it
“Slang dictionaries have always been done by mad people who sit in rooms and make books out of them,” explains Jonathon Green. For 35 years he’s been doing just that: collecting slang words and compiling them into dictionaries. The biggest of these—Green’s Dictionary of Slang, published in 2010—launches online today (Oct. 12). The onlin
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ReliefWeb Glossary of Humanitarian Terms

ReliefWeb Glossary of Humanitarian Terms | Translator | Scoop.it
The terms and definitions in this glossary have been compiled from existing glossaries and other reference material available to the public, with a focus on their common usage and understanding within a humanitarian context, particularly as relating to natural disasters, complex emergencies and disaster risk reduction. ReliefWeb has not created or modified any of the definitions. As such, the definitions provided do not necessarily reflect the position of the United Nations or its Member States.
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YourTerm's curator insight, April 21, 2015 4:22 AM

The terms and definitions in this glossary have been compiled from existing glossaries and other reference material available to the public, with a focus on their common usage and understanding within a humanitarian context.

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Can Dying Languages Be Saved?

Can Dying Languages Be Saved? | Translator | Scoop.it
Linguists and activists are struggling to preserve endangered languages—and even to resurrect extinct ones.
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A glossary of semantics and pragmatics

A GLOSSARY OFSEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS

Via Haralabos Papatheodorou
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POTBANK DICTIONARY - A glossary of The Potteries (EN)

POTBANK DICTIONARY - A glossary of The Potteries (EN) | Translator | Scoop.it
A dictionary of words and phrases in common use in pottery factories

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VIDEOS - Cavafy edition in Braille - ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

VIDEOS - Cavafy edition in Braille - ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE | Translator | Scoop.it
The Onassis Cultural Centre welcomes theatre, dance, music and the visual arts, along with everything that enters into a dialogue with the arts or uses codes drawn from more than one art-form. The Talks & Thoughts Cycle presents us an opportunity to meet with the most exciting minds of our time.
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Children's Rights Glossary

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The Children's Rights Thesaurus, Glossary and Bibliography have been compiled in collaboration with several child rights experts and organizations. The Glossary provides a detailed key to the specialized terminology of children’s rights and in particular the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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International Children's Rights Thesaurus - UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre

International Children's Rights Thesaurus - UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre | Translator | Scoop.it
The International Children’s Rights Thesaurus has been created for use in libraries and documentation centres as a tool for indexing and retrieving documents from the point of view of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
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French/English Glossary of Linguistic Terms

French/English Glossary of Linguistic Terms | Translator | Scoop.it
The SIL French-English Glossary of Linguistic Terms is a bilingual glossary of linguistic terms in French and English. Le Glossaire français-anglais de terminologie linguistique du SIL est un glossaire bilingue des termes linguistiques en français et en anglais.
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The Perils of Machine Translation

The Perils of Machine Translation | Translator | Scoop.it
Machine translators, however remarkable, are not yet clever enough to anticipate the vast variety of contexts from which meaning emerges.
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How we perceive colour depends on our culture and language – Prof. Anna Franklin

How we perceive colour depends on our culture and language – Prof. Anna Franklin | Translator | Scoop.it
How we perceive colour depends on our culture and language, according to Prof. Anna Franklin.
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Terminology Toolbox - TermCoord Terminology Coordination Unit

Terminology Toolbox - TermCoord Terminology Coordination Unit | Translator | Scoop.it
the terminology resources gathered in one place. Find here the access to our databases, plug-ins, glossary links and much more.
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Electropedia: The World's Online Electrotechnical Vocabulary

Electropedia: The World's Online Electrotechnical Vocabulary | Translator | Scoop.it

Electropedia (also known as the "IEV Online") is the world's most comprehensive online electrical and electronic terminology database containing more than 20 000 terms and definitions in English and French organized by subject area, with equivalent terms in various other languages: Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Finnish, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk), Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish (coverage varies by subject area).

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Electropedia: Online electrical and electronic terminology database containing more than 20 000 terms and definitions in the International Electrotechnical Vocabulary, in English and French organized by subject area.

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Book titles with full text online (422) | MetPublications | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Book titles with full text online (422) | MetPublications | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Translator | Scoop.it

422 Free ‪#‎Art‬ ‪#‎Books‬ from The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

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Number of books published per year per capita by country in Europe

Number of books published per year per capita by country in Europe | Translator | Scoop.it
Being an author myself, I was very much interested in the number of books published in different European countries. I wasn't able to find

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Climate affects development of human speech

Climate affects development of human speech | Translator | Scoop.it
A correlation between climate and the evolution of language has been uncovered by researchers. To find a relationship between the climate and the evolution of language, one needs to discover an association between the environment and vocal sounds that is consistent throughout the world and present in different languages. And that is precisely what a group of researchers has done.
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Inclusive language: words to use and avoid when writing about disability - GOV.UK

Inclusive language: words to use and avoid when writing about disability - GOV.UK | Translator | Scoop.it
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A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics - David Crystal

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YourTerm's curator insight, April 30, 2015 3:23 AM

Useful resource with lists of abbreviations and symbols, the International Phonetic Alphabet and alphabetical entries.

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Vocabulary expanders for English

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Vocabulary expanders for English


Via Gust MEES, Gina Paschalidou, Luciana Viter, Evdokia Roka
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Deanya Lattimore Schempp's comment, November 5, 2014 2:30 AM
Thanks for the link! I will be using these techniques as I continue to build my German vocabulary!
Jacob Broadhead's curator insight, November 7, 2014 5:17 PM

Great idea for expanding vocabulary and in this case adjectives. Shows relationships in an organized way.

Smith_Lin's curator insight, February 27, 2015 3:34 PM

Great for kids with small imaginations but not sure if they all work. Context is important

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Micro-thesauri : a tool for documenting human rights violations

Micro-thesauri : a tool for documenting human rights violations | Translator | Scoop.it

A collection of 48 lists with terminology developed by HURIDOCS.

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