Coactivity: Philology, Educology / Santalka: Filologija, Edukologija, Vol 14, No 4 (2006)

Influence of Foreign Words on the Formationof the Lithuanian Information Terminology

Vilija Mačienė
Elvyra Tadauskienė


The paper analyses the influence of foreign words, namely the English terms, on the Lithuanian information terminology. Though a number of multi-language and explanatory dictionaries on information termino-logy have lately been published, when translating or having a talk professionally we often resort to foreign terms which usually produce a negative effect on the formation of the Lithuanian terminology. Reasons and recommendations have been worked out to prevent expansion of foreign words. Also, cases when foreign words may be acceptable have been pointed out.

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Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2011-04-15

Keyword(s): Lithuanian information terminology; dictionary; foreign word; borrowing; polysemy; context; meaning; written; spoken; appellative language; the English language; Lithuanian equivalent; substitute; to use

DOI: 10.3846/coactivity.2006.39

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