(CA) – Mots nous en català / New words in Catalan [Review] | Besharat Fathi


“New words in Catalan” is the first attempt at publishing outcomes of NEOXOC network data analysis on Catalan neologisms from 2008 to 2010. NEOXOC is a network of different research groups in the field of neology; each group is responsible for collecting data, preparation of textual corpora and extracting new words in a certain Catalan dialect. This research network is “financed by the Institut d’Estudis Catalan and formed by the Universities of Alcant, Andorra, Girona, Lleida, Perpignan, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona” (2014, p. 4).

The analysis carried out is a comparative study on neologism formation methods and tendencies in different Catalan dialects. In the preface, the history of NEOXOC network establishment and its activities aligned with the objectives of the “Observatori de Neologia” (OBNEO/Neology Observatory) are …


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