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Publikācija: Classification of Colour-Based Metaphorical Terms

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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Classification of Colour-Based Metaphorical Terms
Field of research 6. Humanities and art
Sub-field of research 6.2 Languages and Literature
Authors Marina Platonova
Larisa Iļinska
Keywords terminology, metaphoric terms, meaning extension, colour-based metaphoric terms
Abstract The nature of the contemporary technical text has been changing. Traditional conventions of technical text production are not strictly observed, and boundaries between styles and genres are getting blurred. The tendencies in the development of technical text have caused changes in the development of technical vocabulary, initiating the on-going process of metaphorization and extension of meaning of the existing and newly created terms. The present article mainly aims at the analysis of the tendency for metaphorization of technical terms and at the elaboration of the classification of the colour-based metaphorical terms. The pattern of the colour-based term creation is frequently applied to denote the emerging concepts. The complicated mechanisms underlying the processes of meaning formation, extension or compression are illustrated in the article considering the colour-based ESP terms in English and their possible translation into Latvian.
Reference Platonova, M., Iļinska, L. Classification of Colour-Based Metaphorical Terms. Vertimo studijos: Mokslo darbai, 2011, No.4, pp.61-71. ISSN 2029-7033.
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