[Corpora-List] Constitution

Ken Litkowski ken at clres.com
Mon May 16 17:45:03 CEST 2005


One of the lessons learnt is



TadPiotr wrote:


> Let me even generalize it a bit: the real problem in translation is with

> collocations, to which compounds belong. Dictionaries -- and databases -- of

> technical terms focus on lexicalized items, but not on the gray area of

> collocations. There are very few dictionaries of technical collocations. And

> that is one of the reasons why translations of technical texts are so

> "unnatural".


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