Coactivity: Philology, Educology / Santalka: Filologija, Edukologija, Vol 16, No 2 (2008)

Computer Lexis and Terminology

Gintautas Grigas


Computer becomes a widely used tool in everyday work and at home. Every computer user sees texts on its screen containing a lot of words naming new concepts. Those words come from the terminology used by specialists. The common vocabury between computer terminology and lexis of everyday language comes into existence.
The article deals with the part of computer terminology which goes to everyday usage and the influence of ordinary language to computer terminology. The relation between English and Lithuanian computer terminology, the construction and pronouncing of acronyms are discussed as well.

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Article in: English

Article published: 2011-04-13

Keyword(s): acronyms; computer lexis; computer terminology; key names; pronouncing of acronyms; synonyms

DOI: 10.3846/1822-430X.2008.16.2.31-39

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