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Term formation in a special language: how do words specify scientific concepts?

Kaarina Pitkänen-Heikkilä

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The article deals with the development of scientific vocabulary for botany in 19th century Finland. The first Finnish-language flora was published in 1860, and because of this a large number of new ... More


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