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Bhreathnach, Úna and Nic Pháidín, Caoilfhionn and Uí Bhraonain, Donla (2006) terminology project. In: Euralex 2006, 6-9 Sept 2006, Turin, Italy.

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This paper presents an EU-funded project for Irish and Welsh which will be accessible from 2007 at This is a major initiative in two Celtic languages. The context and content of the Irish implementation strand are discussed here. An overview is presented of the development of terminology in Irish, and the project presented demonstrates the potential for innovation and renewal through the development of sophisticated linguistic tools for users of all levels. This paper explores some of the linguistic and editorial challenges faced by the project team. It demonstrates the need for transnational cooperation in sustaining European linguistic diversity, and a potentially pioneering role for lesser-used languages through modern communications technologies.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Uncontrolled Keywords:Terminology; Language Tools
Subjects:Humanities > Irish language
Humanities > Language
Humanities > Translating and interpreting
Humanities > Linguistics
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > Fiontar
Published in:Proceedings, XII Euralex International Congress. . Edizioni dell'Orso.
Publisher:Edizioni dell'Orso
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:17617
Deposited On:29 Nov 2012 10:37 by Una Bhreathnach. Last Modified 02 Mar 2017 14:57

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