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Glossary of Gaelic origins of place names in Britain

Place names are made up of components which are referred to as elements. These elements are simply the words people used to describe a place or their response to their environment. A more complete background to Scottish Gaelic in place names, pronunciation and spelling can be found in the accompanying brief introduction to the Gaelic language, […]

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Glossary of Scandinavian origins of place names in Britain

Place names are made up of components which are referred to as elements. These elements are simply the words people used to describe a place or their response to their environment. A more complete background to Scandinavian in place names, pronunciation and spelling can be found in our brief introduction to the Scandinavian language. This is […]

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Tullio De Mauro: “Gli italiani parlano (anche) in dialetto”

Quasi la metà di noi alterna l’uso dell’idioma nazionale con quello locale. Incontro con il linguista che ha aggiornato la Storia di questa materia L’ITALIANO , la lingua italiana, non sta così male. Messi male sono molti, troppi italiani che quella lingua parlano ormai correntemente, ma incontrano grandi difficoltà a comprendere un testo scritto o […]

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La importancia de la calidad en la traducción

Los textos traducidos tienen una influencia directa en la economía Hoy es el Día Internacional de la Traducción, y queremos aprovechar la ocasión para recordar la influencia que tiene la calidad de las traducciones tanto en el idioma como en la sociedad, y concienciar a los lectores sobre la importancia que tiene tratar la traducción […]

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Conferenza della Giornata europea delle lingue 2014

L’importanza delle lingue: Il multilinguismo visto da una prospettiva europea e nazionale 25-26 settembre 2014 Palazzo Vecchio, Firenze L’evento è organizzato dalla Commissione europea, Direzione generale Istruzione e cultura, in collaborazione con la Direzione generale della Traduzione e la Direzione generale Interpretazione e con il sostegno dell’Accademia della Crusca e del Comune di Firenze. L’Accademia […]

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2004: Many thanks to Eng. Graham W. Pulford for the complimentary copy of his new ‘High-Security Mechanical Locks’ on which I collaborated last year. 2004-2005-2006: Compiling and publishing terminology databases, illustrated glossaries.  2005 – 2006: Written two articles on translation for the ITI Bulletin. May 20th 2006: Workshop on English Technical Translation at Mauscript (Pisa […]

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